Category Archives: Hayfever

It may seem trivial to many but, for millions of us, the symptoms of hay fever are certainly not to be sneezed at

A combination of hot and humid weather preceded by heavy rainfall provide near perfect conditions for grass to grow, causing a high production of grass pollen, which accounts for 95% of hay fever sufferers in the UK. From March to … Continue reading

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How to count pollen

How does the Met Office count pollen? via BBC News – Met Office: How to count pollen.

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Some pollens are much more aggressive than others

What do birch, grass and olive have in common? Answer: they are three of the most common pollens in triggering hay-fever. Read more if you are a sufferer or know someone who is. TUM – Some pollens are much more … Continue reading

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Yellow-green storm caused by birch bloom moves towards the centre of Moscow

A heavy dust storm of yellow green clouds of pollen has formed in the south-west of Moscow.  Yellow-green storm caused by birch bloom moves towards the center of Moscow — Gazeta.Ru | English news blog.

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Worst year for hayfever misery

Bad news for the Uk’s 16 million hay fever sufferers. This year’s hay fever season is set to be the worst ever as a perfect storm of weather conditions bring misery to millions. Express.co.uk – Home of the Daily and … Continue reading

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Hayfever alert: How to survive the sneezing season

Hay fever alert: How to survive the sneezing season – Mirror Online. Its two weeks early this year but its here. Yes, the pollen has started our eyes and noses running for the hills already. In this article there are … Continue reading

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Pollen count unusually high for this time of year

While many are enjoying the record high temperatures, the unnaturally warm weather also is bringing higher counts of pollen into the air, sending allergy and asthma sufferers into an early, congested misery. Friday’s pollen count for southwest Ohio — an … Continue reading

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Allergy sufferers being hit hard by early arrival of high pollen counts

Allergy sufferers being hit hard by early arrival of high pollen counts –  press of AtlanticCity.com:

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