How to Know If You Have Hay fever

Written by Harold Miller

On average, 20 percent of individuals inrepparttar United States suffer from hayfever. Hayfever is caused by an allergic reaction mainly to different forms of pollen and ragweed. Hayfever has different effects on every individual depending on how severely they suffer from allergies. Some individuals may experience slight discomfort whereasrepparttar 150563 pain can be practically unbearable for others. So how do you know if you have hayfever? The following is a list of categories to consider in order to determine whether or not you are suffering from hayfever:

When Does It Occur?

Hayfever is a seasonal reaction which often starts in early June and continues through torepparttar 150564 middle of July. Whenever pollen and ragweed season begins (usually nearrepparttar 150565 beginning of seasons) is when you are most likely to start experiencingrepparttar 150566 symptoms.


There are many symptoms which may indicate you are suffering from hayfever. The most common symptoms are listed in categories below:

1.Eyes – An individual suffering from hayfever will experience many difficulties with their eyes. Itchy, watery eyes are an indication of hayfever as well as swollen red eyes. The best way to prevent yourself from scratching your eyes is to use Visine or some other form of eye drops. These drops will also reducerepparttar 150567 redness your eyes may be experiencing.

How to Get Relief during the Fall Allergy Season

Written by Harold Miller

Not only do temperatures and weather conditions change asrepparttar fall season approaches, but those annoying allergies you get every year, around this time, are likely to hit again. But don’t worry just yet, there are ways to fightrepparttar 150562 annoyance so you can be as allergy-free as possible this fall.

Sometimes it is hard to distinguish whetherrepparttar 150563 symptoms you are experiencing are due to a cold or allergies. The clear difference betweenrepparttar 150564 two is colds usually tend to be short-lived whereas allergies can run for weeks or even months. The most common allergy is pollen (also called hay fever), which causes symptoms to flare-up due torepparttar 150565 pollen grains floating throughrepparttar 150566 air. Allergies tend to occur whenrepparttar 150567 seasons change and you may notice your allergies approaching at almostrepparttar 150568 exact same time every year.

There are many things you can do to help ensure you do not get allergies this fall season, and here are some ofrepparttar 150569 most effective prevention tips:

•Close Your Windows - keep your windows closed in both your house and your car especially at night. This will prevent pollen and mold spores from entering your house and intorepparttar 150570 air you breathe. •Stay Indoors - staying indoors (with your windows shut) is probablyrepparttar 150571 best way to ensure you don’t get allergies this season. Most ofrepparttar 150572 pollen is found outdoors, so eliminate this allergic element as much as possible.

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