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Hay Fever & Allergies Guide

Hay fever (allergic rhinitis) and allergies happen when your body reacts to certain allergens in your environment. This can include a range of things such as pollen, dust mites, animal hair or feathers or mould, food items, animal stings or even certain drugs.

Unfortunately, if you suffer from hay fever, you’re more likely to suffer from other allergies too including asthma and food intolerances.

So, what can you do about it? How can you effectively avoid your triggers, create a healthier allergy-free environment and find the right medication to ease your dripping nose, sneezing, itchy eyes, sinus congestion, cough or other symptoms?

You simply need to read the blog posts we’ve written to help.

Click the links below to jump straight to the info that you need or scroll down to find out what we’ve put together.

●     Your Ultimate Guide to Hay Fever

●     The Pollen Count - What You Need to Know

●     Hay Fever & Asthma - What Are the Facts?

●     Allergy Awareness and Spring Cleaning

●     Ease your family’s hay fever or allergies

Can’t get your questions answered here? No worries. Just get in touch with your pharmacist and we’ll be more than happy to give you a helping hand.


Your Ultimate Guide to Hay Fever

If you’re one of the 13 million people in the UK suffering from hay fever, you’ll know just how uncomfortable and frustrating it can be. Whether you’re battling a runny nose, itchy eyes, sneezing or any of the other symptoms, these seasonal symptoms can really put a damper on your day.

But help is at hand! We’ve put together this ultimate guide to hay fever to explain both the causes and what you can do to feel better fast.



The Pollen Count - What You Need to Know

Do you really understand the pollen count? Do you know how it can affect your hay fever or allergies and what you can do about it?

Read this blog post to find out everything you need to know, including what pollen is for, why you might not suffer symptoms when the pollen count is high and why you might suffer all year round, not just in the spring and summer.



Hay Fever & Asthma - What Are the Facts?

Suffering from hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis) makes you four times as likely to develop other conditions driven by allergies such as asthma and eczema. When they occur together, spring, summer and life, in general, can become especially miserable.

But do you know the differences between the two? Can hay fever cause asthma? And perhaps most importantly, what can you do to treat your symptoms and feel like your usual self? Keep reading this blog post to find out more.



Allergy Awareness and Spring Cleaning

There’s nothing quite as rewarding as throwing open the windows, cleaning up, decluttering and spring cleaning your home. You feel uplifted, refreshed and ready to enjoy the warmer months.

But if you or a family member suffers from allergies, you’ll have extra factors to consider. Namely, you and your family’s allergies. You’ll also want to tackle mould, mites, fumes and other triggers so that you can ease their symptoms and create a beautiful, comfortable home.

Here are some of our tips on how you can do exactly that. We cover which cleaning products you should use, how to clean and declutter effectively and how to move your furniture around for maximum benefit.


Ease your family’s hay fever or allergies

If you’d like more tips and advice on how to tackle your hay fever or allergies, get in touch with your pharmacy today.

Our friendly team can help you find the perfect treatment for your symptoms so you can enjoy life to the full. We look forward to your visit.