Posts tagged ‘Hayfever’

Allergic Rhinitis-Hay Fever, symptoms and treatment

Rhinitis is an inflammation of the lining of the nose, characterized by nasal congestion, nasal discharge, sneezing and itching.

Allergic Rhinitis is triggered by inhaled allergens and may be perennial or seasonal (hayfever).

The acute allergic response in rhinitis results from the interaction of an inhaled allergen with a specific IgE antibody on the surface of mast cells and basophils. This leads to the release of histamine and other factors that cause the acute symptoms.

Hypersensitivity begins when IgE antibodies from B lymphocytes are exposed to specific allergens (Pollen). The IgE antibodies then attach to the mast cells in specific locations in the immune system, creating sensitized mast cells.

Mast cells are connective tissue cells that are present in large numbers in the mucosa of the respiratory and digestive tracts. On continual exposure to the same allergen, the allergen attaches to the IgE antibody on the mast cell,stimulating the release of chemical mediators such as histamine from granules within the mast cells.  Continue reading ‘Allergic Rhinitis-Hay Fever, symptoms and treatment’ »

Hay Fever and Healing with Homeopathy by Dr Vinita Pandey (PhD)


The miseries of hay fever could be daunting as many sufferers know. 

The symptoms range from itchy eyes, swollen and red eyes, sneezing bouts, running and itchy nose, itchy throat, with some a great sense of heaviness and malaise.
Rather than enjoying the warm sun and the blooming flowers, many take retreat staying indoors thus avoiding as many as potential triggers in the environment. As science is progressing, the mankind is suffering more and more from even an innocuous substance such as pollen!

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Beat Hay-fever

When spring and summer hits, this can be met with dread by people who suffer from hay-fever.  But you need not suffer and hide indoors any longer!  There are many remedies and therapies which can help to alleviate hay-fever and its nasty symptoms.  They are side- effect free, and offer you a great alternative to pharmaceutical anti-histamines. Continue reading ‘Beat Hay-fever’ »