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hayfever

allergic rhinitis; seasonal atopy triggered by pollens and dusts; may indicate hypersensitivity tendency
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For persistent and severe hayfever, there is also a type of treatment called immunotherapy where you're exposed to small amounts of pollen over time to build up a resistance to its allergic effects.
WARNING: DRUGS DANGER FOR DRIVERS THE hayfever season could bring danger to drivers from drugs making them drowsy, according to a survey.
Colds don't tend to involve frequent bouts of sneezing like hayfever does and, although runny noses are common in colds too, they tend to produce thicker mucus that leaves you feeling more stuffy.
However, Dr El-Shanawany said: "This is no longer an option due to its potential side effects, we advise all clinicians not to use injections of triamcinolone for hayfever symptoms.
2] OnePoll, Hayfever Research, involving 500 London-based hayfever sufferers, January 2013
Dr Zoe Barron says there isn't any firm evidence to suggest eating honey can help ease the symptoms of hayfever, but she says: "A lot of people say it does make a difference and honey is becoming increasingly known for its healing properties.
These may need to be taken all year round in cases of house dust mite allergy and are best taken before the start of the pollen season in hayfever sufferers.
Since the beginning of March, supermarket pharmacies have recorded a 40% increase in sales of hayfever sprays and medicines compared to the same period last year.
What if she finds there's more than hayfever troubling me?
In order to remain one of the fastest men in the world his gruelling training regime takes him to sunny climates where the grass pollen plays havoc with his hayfever.
Poulter, an asthma and hayfever sufferer, said: "The hayfever was really bad at Bay Hill two weeks ago and I was quite happy to get off the course on the Friday.
IF you're a hayfever sufferer you can dread the warmer months approaching.