The Spring season runs from September through to November, and the days in Perth are mostly warm with less rainfall. However, one of the most standout things about Spring for some people is the high pollen levels, which can trigger unpleasant allergic reactions.
If you’re one of those people susceptible to hay fever or other Spring-related allergies, now is the time to speak with your trusted Emslies Floreat Pharmacy pharmacist! Allergic Rhinitis, more commonly known as hay fever is particularly prevalent in Spring, and is a very common allergic disorder, usually caused by caused by pollens, dust mites, moulds and animal hair. So as the flowers begin to bloom and pets begin to shed their Winter coats, you might find you’re a little more irritated than usual, and you’re not alone! With 1 in 5 Australians* experiencing issues with hay fever and allergies, we are here to help you treat and manage your allergy symptoms so that you can focus on everyday life, without the hassle of sneezing, a runny nose and watery eyes. Read on to find out our top tips for breezing through your allergies this Spring!
If you’re susceptible to allergic reactions from pollen and the tell-tale allergy symptoms of a high pollen count day, make sure you check your local daily pollen forecast so you can take measures to reduce your exposure. The 7-day pollen count forecast in your region is easy to check and allows you to be prepared and take extra precautions on certain days.
Watching leaves return to trees and flowers begin to bloom is what Spring is all about. After being stuck indoors during Winter, it’s nice being able to get outside with the family, so it’s only natural that you don’t want to let allergies stop you from spending time in the great outdoors this Spring. Here are some of our Spring survival tips that may help:
You can also choose an air purifier depending on the pollutants you’d like to filter, and the size of your room.
If you’re looking for quick relief then look no further than Eze Allergy. Just one spray per nostril every 12 hours can relieve nasal symptoms. The best part? It works in just 15 minutes!
Eze Allergy can be used for both seasonal and non-seasonal allergies caused by pollen, dust mites and pet dander.
This preservative-free antihistamine nasal spray is suitable for asthma patients and can also be used in children as young as 5 years of age.
Antihistamine nasal spray helps relieve symptoms such as:
Visit us in the Pharmacy to have a chat about Eze Allergy today!
* Allergic rhinitis (‘hay fever’). Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 25 August 2020, aihw.gov.au/reports/chronic-respiratory-conditions/allergic-rhinitis-hay-fever
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