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grass pollen

Pollens released by grasses such as Kentucky blue grass (Poa pratensis) or Timothy grass (Phleum pratense). They are a common source of seasonal allergies and asthma, esp. in summer.
See also: pollen
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The new research will examine which species, or combination of species, of grass pollen are linked to allergies such as hay fever <B
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While there is no cure for grass pollen allergies, they can be managed through treatment and avoiding exposure to the pollen, said Karen Midthun, M.
The grass pollen season in the Willamette Valley typically runs Memorial Day through Independence Day.
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The grass pollen season can begin as early as March and last until the end of June.
According to a report by three Italian physicians in the April ANNALS OF ALLERGY, people allergic to pollen are more likely to have been born during grass pollen season than are people with allergies to other substances.
Many more of us will be affected from late May to early August when grass pollen, the most common trigger for hay fever, is at its highest.