The definition of hayfever

In a nutshell, hay fever is the allergic form of a disease called rhinitis which affects roughly 500 million people worldwide. “Hayfever” is allergic rhinitis.

The inflammation of the insides of the nose is due to a sensitised immune system reacting to allergens which are wrongly identified as a threat.

How do I know it’s hayfever?

Hayfever is characterised by swelling of the insides of the nose due to the release of histamine and other chemicals by the body, with the other common symptoms being mucous discharge, itchiness, sneezing, sneezing and sneezing.

What could it be that’s causing my hayfever?

Allergens can include pollen, dust, dander, mould and fungal spores, house dust mites, and other particulate matter such as smoke and air pollution.

Keep in mind always that your symptoms may not indicate hay fever, or they may indicate something else combined with hay fever. Your doctor is the best ally available to help you properly understand what exactly you are suffering from, and how best to treat it with or without medication.