dust being infected, resulting in a running nose and
found on plants and pollen can swell your eyes, nose, and throat. It
can cause an allergic reaction as a result.
overreaction of the body to the pollen. The
immune system releases such chemicals that prevent the
spreading of what the body
mistakenly thinks is an infection due to this allergic reaction.
from late March to September. According to the more delightful months
of the year, tree pollen starts from late March to mid-May.
pollen usually appears from the end of June to September. Normally people get an allergic reaction from
How Hayfever Can Affect your Eyes?
from only common or mild symptoms such as irritation,
swelling, redness, watery eyes, and a running nose.
landing on the eyes or close
to the eyes. Similarly, when a piece of dust enters your eyes, your eyes
become itchy. Your eyelids become red as an
inflammatory response that is designed to fight against the
irritation that has entered in eyes.
natural process of the body, trying to flush out the irritant by
producing excess tears. It can lead to the blurry vision that will
more fluid into the affected tissue areas. Your eyes may swell more
longer against these symptoms until blood vessels reduce the standard
the eyes and the inner area of the eyes. But pollen can set off a
reaction that affects the conjunctiva of the eyes. The conjunctiva
can become inflamed and your eyes can feel discomfort.
symptoms are often temporary and in only rare cases, they will be
Types of Hayfever
- Seasonal rhinitis
- Perennial rhinitis
are usually caused by pollens from trees, grass, and seeds.
mites, pet hairs, or mold. Perennial rhinitis symptoms are hidden
triggers of underlying food allergies.
nano-allergic symptoms caused by cigarettes, smoke, perfumes, or
- Watery eyes
- Runny Nose
- Swollen eyelids
- Nose blockage or congestion
- Body weakness or fatigue
- Difficulty in concentration or focus
- Limited activities
- Lack of decision-making ability
- Impaired hand-eye coordination
- The problem in remembering capacity
- Sleeping disorders
- Body weakness
- Missed daily or school works
- More motor vehicle accidents
- More school or work injuries
- Outdoor allergens such as pollen from trees, grass, or weeds.
- Indoor allergens such as pollen from dust mites, pet hairs, or
- Other nano-allergens such as cigarettes, smoke, perfumes, or cleaning
Hayfever in Children
said, their children become moody or irritable during allergic
their symptoms by actions or acting up at home or school. In
addition, some children feel having allergic rhinitis is a
stigma that separates them from others.
symptoms or irritability have attention deficit disorder. With
proper treatment, allergic symptoms can be controlled or can be avoided in
learning and disrupting behaviors.
Management and Treatment
- Keep windows and doors closed during pollen periods.
- use air conditioner in-home or car.
- Wear sunglasses before going outside to keep pollen out of your
- Use a dehumidifier to control mold.
- Use mite-proof bedding covers to minimize exposure to dust
- Wash your hand after touching any pet or animal.
- If you wear contact lenses, remove them during allergic
- Don’t use alcohol because it can increase the symptoms of
- Wash your eyes with cold water regularly.
- Taking anti-histamine tablets or drops is the common way to
treat hayfever symptoms such as itchy or watery eyes.