Hay Fever

Hay Fever Advice & Allergy Information Hay fever is one of the most common allergies, affecting 20% of people in the UK every year. This is why we’re dedicated to sharing allergy advice and information that can help you to make it through hay fever season without letting pollen drive you crazy. If you’ve ever wondered how to choose the best hay fever treatment or whether your antihistamine tablets will make you drowsy, you’ve come to the right place. Our team are here to help you answer some of your most pressing questions about hay fever and allergies, so you can make informed decisions about your health care when the pollen count is sky-high.

Hay Fever Advice & Guides

What's the link between asthma and hay fever?

What's the link between asthma and hay fever?

Allergies and asthma often coincide. This is known as allergic, atopic or seasonal asthma, meaning your asthma is triggered by allergens such as dust, pet dander and pollen. Allergic asthma is one of the most common types of asthma in the UK, with around 80% of people with allergic asthma having a related condition like hay fever, eczema or food...
Allergies and asthma often coincide. This is known as allergic, atopic...
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Is your hay fever worse at night? These 6 simple steps will help you sleep better

Is your hay fever worse at night? These 6 simple steps will help you sleep better

Hay fever can be a debilitating disturbance to our waking life, with many of us plagued with watery eyes, sneezing and a blocked nose as we attempt to enjoy the warmer, brighter days.  But what if your allergy flares up at nighttime when you’re trying to sleep? It seems silly that hay fever would prey upon us when we’re enclosed...
Hay fever can be a debilitating disturbance to our waking life, with m...
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5 common hay fever myths that need busting

5 common hay fever myths that need busting

Everyone’s heard of hay fever, and many of us probably experience its wrath every year, battling through watery eyes, constant sneezing and a bothersome blocked nose. Hay fever is one of the most common allergies in the UK, but there are many misconceptions circulating about its cause, when it arrives, and whether you can ever get rid of it. In...
Everyone’s heard of hay fever, and many of us probably experience it...
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The hay fever calendar

The hay fever calendar

We’re all relieved to see the arrival of spring. We’re waving goodbye to the short, dark days and bitter winter temperatures as we step into the bright and blooming new season. But tagging along with spring is pesky pollen, which isn’t a welcome guest for everyone. Many of us here in the UK are affected by the elevated pollen count...
We’re all relieved to see the arrival of spring. We’re waving good...
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Covid or hay fever?

Covid or hay fever?

With a respiratory virus spreading across the globe, many of us may be prone to panic when we find ourselves feeling under the weather.  Even the slightest sniffle could have us on the edge of our seats, wondering if we’ve caught a dreaded new variant of the disease.  With Covid infections and the pollen count both on the rise, you...
With a respiratory virus spreading across the globe, many of us may be...
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Everything you need to know about fexofenadine

Everything you need to know about fexofenadine

With the pollen count creeping up and grass pollen season on its way, you might be bracing yourself for the onset of sneezing, itchy eyes and runny nose that we call hay fever.  There’s a lot of hay fever treatments on the market and it can be confusing trying to figure out which one will work best for you.  In...
With the pollen count creeping up and grass pollen season on its way, ...
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