Monday, November 12, 2007

Living With Spring Hay Fever

The hay fever season which ironically has nothing to do with either hay or fever is upon us.

Over 35 million Americans suffer from hay fever each year, and according to experts, this season is shaping up to be one of the worst.

We hay fever sufferers are about to be subjected to itching and watery eyes, stuffy noses, skin reactions, and other allergic reactions as high pollen counts invade the country sides and city blocks of America.

Hay fever or as I affectionately call it, "seasonal allergic rhinitis" is triggered by tree allergens such as pollens or molds.

The allergen triggers the release of histamine into the body which causes inflammation in the nose leading to the common sympt View the rest of this article

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