What Causes Allergies?

Written by Harold Miller

Almost 40 percent ofrepparttar human population will suffer from allergies at some point in their lives. Itchy eyes, stuffy nose, coughing and sneezing are amongrepparttar 150564 most common allergy symptoms and they can make any individual feel tired and weak. Many people often wonder if they can avoid allergies by doing things differently in their day-to-day routines. The answer is yes. However, before you change your schedule to avoid allergies you may want to find outrepparttar 150565 cause of your allergy. It is a good idea to determine if it is worthrepparttar 150566 hassle. The following is a list of things which may triggerrepparttar 150567 allergies in your system to act up:

Pollen, Dust Mites and Mold

These substances are well-known for causing allergies. Different factors determinerepparttar 150568 levels of these substances on a regular basis. If pollen levels are high, you will be more likely to suffer from allergies. The best way to avoid these substances is to stay indoors and to dust and clean often. If you go outside, make sure you shower or bathe as soon as you return home. This will wash off any unwanted substances like pollen or dust which may be on your clothing or your body.


Regardless of how much you are exposed to pollen or other allergy-triggering substances, you may suffer from allergies purely due to genetics. If two people are inrepparttar 150569 exact same conditions atrepparttar 150570 exact same time, one person may suffer more thanrepparttar 150571 other because it is in their blood. You can thank your parents for that and there is nothing you can do to prevent this from happening.

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.

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