Pollen allergies (hay fever) are widespread. The symptoms drive sufferers to despair at times. However, with the right medication and targeted preventive measures, you can protect yourself against the irritating pollen.
Most people with a pollen allergy experience their most difficult times with hay fever during the birch tree and grass blooming periods. Birch trees mainly bloom in April and May, while grass primarily blooms in May and June. The symptoms of sufferers range from slight itching in their eyes and nose to a general feeling of being ill or even asthma attacks. To ensure that it doesn’t come to this, people with a pollen allergy should prepare themselves for tackling hay fever in good time.
In order to fight your hay fever symptoms or alleviate existing symptoms arising from your pollen allergy, you should follow the tips below:
Should you suffer from severe hay fever symptoms despite taking all preventive measures, have your specialist prescribe you medication such as antihistamines or cortisone. Therapies from the area of complementary medicine such as acupuncture can also alleviate pollen allergy symptoms. The best therapies for countering hay fever vary from person to person. This also applies to desensitisation. As part of this immunotherapy, the body is slowly accustomed to the disease-triggering pollen. This, however, requires time and a great deal of patience.
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