Pollen

High pollen count causes suffering for people with pollen allergies

UK hayfever sufferers have been having a bad time with rhume des foins recently as the tree pollen count has risen dramatically.

Overseas hay fever sufferers are finding things even worse. Le quantité de pollen in the South and Midwest USA has reached record highs and hay fever sufferers in these areas are experiencing moderate to severe hay fever symptoms as a result of the effect of pollen. Knoxville, Tennessee is thought to be the worst place affected by rhume des foins, based on pollen counts and sales of hay fever medication.

People with rhume des foins who are thinking of emigrating, planning a holiday abroad, or a holiday in a different area of their own country may want to consider that their symptĂ´mes du rhume des foins could become worse, or indeed better, depending on where they go.

Le symptĂ´mes du rhume des foins experienced will depend on the type of pollen the sufferer is affected by and the strength of this pollen in the area that they visit or move to. In the Tokyo area many people are allergic to the Japenese Cedar which produces pollen from late February to early April.

Even if you have never suffered from hay fever or experienced symptômes du rhume des foins, you might find that in a different environment, where you are exposed to new les allergènes et types of pollen, que symptoms of hay fever start to manifest. Ou, your previous symptômes du rhume des foins may disappear altogether.

Hayfever symptoms, ou symptoms of hay fever inclure: picotement des yeux,nez, throat and skin, nez qui coule, blocked nose, Ă©ternuements, red or swollen eyes, lethargy, tight chest and throat.

Treatment for Rhinitis: how can I help to alleviate my hay fever symptoms?

Pour personnes souffrant du rhume des foins experiencing mild to moderate symptoms, there is a choice of many hay fever products both over the counter and by prescription. You could also (or instead) try a dietary change. Have a look at our hay fever guide for many ways of dealing with hay fever.

Options for hay fever sufferers with mild to moderate hay fever symptoms inclure: gouttes pour les yeux, antihistamine tablets, steroid nasal spray, homeopathic nasal spray, la HayMax pollen barrier balm, which has been proven to trap up to 30% of pollen before it enters your system, and the Qu Chi Acupressure Band, which works by targeting the Qu Chi pressure point on your body that is linked to the front of the face and the sinuses, just underneath your elbow joint, Ă  limit your reaction to pollen. Both HayMax and Qu-Chi are non-drowsy and natural ways of tackling hay fever, making them ideal for those with le rhume des foins pendant la grossesse, or children with hay fever. You can order HayMax online here or call us on 01525 406 600 for more information or to order by phone.

Dietary tweaks could include extract of marshmallow, bromelain and quercetin, or foods where they are found naturally and local honey for hay fever, if you are staying in your local area.

Hayfever sufferers experiencing severe and debilitating hayfever symtoms can ask for a referral to a specialist. This is when you will start to have access to hay fever therapies such as immunothĂ©rapie, oĂą pollen in put into the body to build up the body’s resistance to pollen and to more expensive and effective drugs not widely prescribed by your GP.