Tag Archives: Hayfever

Pollen season grows 20 days in 30 years as climate crisis hits hay fever sufferers

Pollen released by plants is also more intense than in 1990 in bad news for those with allergies, research in US and Canada finds The climate crisis is multiplying the miseries faced by people with allergies, with new research finding … Continue reading

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What Is Cedar Fever?

Cedar fever season is upon us, and at a time when having a fever – or even catching a slight cold – is concerning, it’s more important than ever to understand the symptoms and source of this common Central Texas … Continue reading

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Why this may be the year you get hay fever for the first time 

There’s been worrying news for allergy sufferers recently, with reports that so-called ‘super allergies’ are on the way. Not only will these allergic reactions last longer – depressing enough for the estimated 21 million allergy sufferers in the UK – … Continue reading

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NO2 air pollution increases allergenicity in ragweed pollen

HELMHOLTZ ZENTRUM MÜNCHEN – GERMAN RESEARCH CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH Together with the Research Unit Protein Science and the Institute for Environmental Medicine of Technische Universität München as well as the research consortium UNIKA-T and the Christine Kühne – Center … Continue reading

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Pollen, pollution and storms spell misery for allergy sufferers

Met Office warns of ‘very high’ pollen levels across the UK as pollution and stormy weather peaks, spelling disaster for people with hay fever High levels of pollen, increased pollution and the threat of stormy weather is set to create … Continue reading

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Pollen in the UK

Source: metoffice.gov.uk

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Weather warning: Air pollution levels to reach high level on Friday

Air pollution levels could reach a high level in Reading , Wokingham and Bracknell on Friday. Stronger winds are set to sweep in by the end of week which means it’s bad news for hayfever sufferers. And those who suffer … Continue reading

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Nightmare days in summer

While many people hanker for some proper summer weather with long dry and sunny days, for others those warm days can turn into a nightmare – those who suffer from hayfever. Hayfever is an allergic reaction to pollen released by … Continue reading

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