HAYFEVER and its debilitating symptoms - from itchy eyes and a runny nose through to congestion and wheeziness
- brings misery to millions every year.
Hay fever leads to a number of symptoms which can include, sneezing, runny or blocked nose, itching in the nose, throat, and deep in the ears, headache, itchy dry eyes and wheeziness
The attitude of the RSPCA towards the suffering of badgers seems to be illustrated in the RSPCA badger fact-sheet, which understates the symptoms of TB-infected badgers, whose vital organs are a mass of abscesses, and lungs are filling with blood and puss, by saying their symptoms are 'wheeziness
and loss of weight and condition.
This causes the release of powerful chemicals, such as histamine, and it is these that are responsible for the physical symptoms of allergy, such as itching, swelling, rash and wheeziness
Usually itchy eyes and throat, a blocked-up nose and wheeziness
Last year he was limited in the sports he could do as exercise triggered wheeziness
, but this year his asthma is better controlled and he enjoyed the run.
He smiled, bless him, and said it was my choice but as I had a history of slight wheeziness
I qualified for a free jab if I wanted one - so there.
AYES, definitely, especially if he gets exercise-induced asthma or wheeziness
from chalk dust.
IF you haven't got one, ask your doctor to prescribe a peak flow meter to give you an instant read-out of how bad your wheeziness
is and indicate if you should take action.
Asthma can be crippling for many children, giving them breathing problems and wheeziness
that sometimes go on into adulthood.
See your GP if the cough doesn't begin to ease after a week, or if your child has problems such as wheeziness
, breathing problems, persistent fever or earache.
A report out this week showed that 1.5 per cent of wheeziness
in British children could be put down to their mothers smoking in pregnancy.