Hay fever can be a nightmare.
Every spring or summer, as soon as nature does its thing and releases pollen onto the earth, you have to stock up on tissues as you sneeze away.
Hay fever is an allergic reaction to three types of pollen; trees, grass, and weed. Pollen is a fine powder released by plants as part of their reproductive cycle.
It contains proteins that can cause the nose, eyes, throat, and sinuses (small air-filled cavities behind your cheekbones and forehead) to become swollen, irritated and inflamed.
Most people realise they have hay fever in childhood or in their teenage years. But can you develop it later on?
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