Do allergies such as hay fever, asthma and eczema arise more from allergy genetics or environmental factors? It’s commonly accepted that these conditions are derived from a combination of the two, scientists are now trying to find out more about which actual genes are responsible for causing allergic misery. Millions of allergy sufferers endure a variety of unpleasant allergy symptoms […]
Jon takes a look at the latest seasonal hay fever facts and research, selecting the most relevant for Australian seasonal allergic rhinitis sufferers. Seasonal Hay fever is caused by pollen. Focus is on the cause (pollens) and treatment or prevention of hay fever symptoms.
Plants with Pollen That Cause Hay Fever in Australia When am I likely to get hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis) from pollen in Australia? Pollen seasons can cause hay fever & asthma almost year round in parts of Australia. Exposure to pollen is very difficult to avoid outside the house throughout a lot of the […]
Hay Fever is a major and growing health issue. It affects roughly 40% of Australians (including me, damnit). It’s medical name is ‘Allergic Rhinitis’, with Hay Fever being a common name that we’ve inherited from Britain. Allergic rhinitis is a persistent, sometimes chronic condition and while there are treatments for the symptoms; there is not […]