The arrival of spring and warm weather usually means sneezing, watery eyes, and a runny nose.
Our seasonal allergy guide will give you tips and tricks so that you can better enjoy the great weather!
By helping you understand the defense mechanism of the human body while exploring solutions that help control allergies, this guide offers tips and tricks to make the most of the good weather!
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Try to identify the types of pollen that affect you and the season when these pollen levels are at their highest.
April, May and June
Mid-May, June and July
August, September and October
Symptoms are often worse in the morning and evening
It's been going on for more than 10 days
The runny nose is clear and runny
It is not contagious
They may recommend non-pharmacological measures, suggest over-the-counter treatments, such as antihistamines, eye drops or nasal sprays.
Pharmacists can, under certain conditions, give you a prescription for medications to relieve seasonal allergy symptoms.
In fact, if you have ever been diagnosed with allergic rhinitis or allergic conjunctivitis in the past and you were given a prescription, your pharmacist can prescribe treatment under certain conditions.
The sun is holding its ground, while snow gently melts away. Brave little flowers peek through where the grass is already exposed. Tree buds are taking shape. Spring is finally here, and now your nose is running and you’re starting to sneeze. Is it one last winter cold, or the start of allergies?
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Since pollen is everywhere in the spring, and we can’t exactly stop breathing, what can be done to minimize our exposure to these irritating little molecules? Here are some tips.
If you are among the thousands of Quebecers who develop a runny nose as soon as the pollen count goes up, here are a few tips to help you take control of your allergies.
Eye symptoms associated with seasonal allergies are caused when eyes come into contact with pollen that is released into the air by various plants.
If you suffer from asthma and seasonal allergies, you may notice an increase in your asthma symptoms during allergy season. Here are a few tips to help you breathe easier during allergy season.
Allergies are disproportionate immune system reactions that occur when the body comes into contact with a foreign substance (called an allergen) that is normally harmless. In other words, a substance can be harmless to one person but cause an allergic reaction in another.