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Tips for preventing seasonal allergies

Public Health Center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine

Tips for preventing seasonal allergies

With the arrival of spring and the flowering of trees and plants, many people may experience seasonal allergic reactions. Why does this happen and what can be prevented?

Seasonal allergies appear in many people with the beginning of flowering trees.

A group of allergic diseases caused by plant pollen is called pollinosis.

What plants cause a similar reaction of the body's immune system?

These are trees that begin to bloom from mid-April, among them: birch, alder, oak, poplar, elm, willow, maple, hazel, ash.

Many factors affect the prerequisites of allergies, in particular:

genetic predisposition;

chronic bronchopulmonary diseases;

air pollution;

passive smoking;

mold in the room;

the presence of other types of allergies.

Importantly. Allergy symptoms can be similar to ARVI or cold symptoms. They usually manifest in different ways, people may experience: red eyes and watery eyes; runny nose, sneezing, itching and nasal congestion; shortness of breath, difficulty exhaling, rapid breathing, dry and exhausting cough.

Remember that body temperature does not rise with allergies.

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, simple preventative measures can help make your symptoms easier to bear.

More details on the #CGZ website:

How seasonal allergies differ from COVID-19:

What you should know about allergies:

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