Recommendations to combat hay fever in spring high risk

Recommendations to combat hay fever in spring high risk

And began the spring, a season that is a problem for allergy, especially for people allergic to pollen, one of the most common respiratory allergens.

In fact, in Spain, pollen allergy is the most common and is caused mainly by pollen of plants, trees and grass. In many cases, this disease also occurs with asthma and in most cases allergy has no cure, although symptoms may themselves be controlled with the help of a medical treatment. "The most effective strategy is to avoid as far as possible all that we produce allergy.

In spring, when due to the process of pollination of plants greater amount of pollen in the atmosphere, it is advisable to take some hygienic measures to avoid contact with these allergens ", commented the medical adviser Cinfa, Aurora Garre. Therefore The Cinfa Laboratories has developed a decalogue of advice to combat hay fever:

1. Better, indoors: in the days of highest concentration of pollen and, especially, during the days of strong wind, stay as long as possible indoors will help you better cope with allergies.

2. prohibited Hours: intervals between 5 am and 10 am and 7 and 10 pm are those who accumulate higher concentrations of pollen. For this reason, it is recommended to reduce outdoor activities during those hours and keep windows closed house.

3. In the car, also with protection: when traveling by car, it is preferable to keep the windows closed.

4. The air filters help: Pollen filters can be placed in air conditioners, both at home and in the car, provided that change frequently.

5. Sal "view" when it hits the streets, you should wear sunglasses to pollen can not come in contact with eyes.

6. Clothing, magnet for pollen grains of pollen can be trapped in clothing, so good measure is to shower and change clothes when you get home. Also, avoid hanging clothes outside.

7. Do not remove pollen: avoid activities that can remove pollen particles as mowing or sweeping the terrace. For patients allergic to grass pollen, it is not advisable to lie down on the grass.

8. Care in the garden, in the case that has garden, pollinate plants avoid the air.

9. Do not let your guard during the night: if we are to spend the night outdoors, you should not sleep near sources of allergenic pollens as trees or plants.

10. Ask your pharmacist: whether specific drugs are taken for allergies such as antihistamines, it is important to eat always prescribed by the doctor regularly and as recommended by the specialist dose. These drugs should never be mixed with alcohol. If you have any questions, ask your pharmacist.

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