Hay Fever is one of the most common allergic conditions that affect at least one in five people in the UK. The signs and symptoms of hay fever include constant sneezing, a runny nose and itchy eyes. You are more likely to experience hay fever if you are hypersensitive to pollen. Usually, hay fever symptoms aggravate during spring, summer and fall. Pollen is an allergen, which is released by trees (during spring), grass and weed (during summer) and ragweed (during fall).
Also called allergic rhinitis, hay fever is experienced by more than 10 million people in England. One can experience hay fever at any age, although it often begins in childhood or during teenage. Your tendency to catch hay fever is high if you have a strong familial history of allergies, including asthma and eczema.
There is no cure for hay fever, but many people are able to get relief from the symptoms with specific hay fever medication. Hay fever treatment may include antihistamines, nasal decongestants, eye drops or corticosteroids. Hay fever can be controlled by using over-the-counter allergy medicines prescribed by your pharmacist. Pharmacy Outlet offers the most effective and clinically proven hay fever medicines. It is always better to see your GP before using any hay fever medication.