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Seasonal allergies Australia
Clinical studies conducted in Australia through Woolcock Institute have shown that nasal pollen filters can reduce the severity of nasal allergy symptoms. providing relief to allergy sufferers.
In a double blind test on people who are allergic to ragweed and other grasses, nasal pollen filters tended to reduce symptoms of runny nose, watery eyes, itchy throats and other symptoms associated with seasonal nasal allergies.
Another Five things you didn’t know about hay fever and asthma allergies.
Around 4.1 million Australians suffer from at least one allergy and, based on current trends, by 2050 this figure will rise to around 7.7 million. typical allergies are: Thunderstorm asthma, seasonal allergic rhinitis, hay fever, pollen seasonal allergies, allergens, nasal allergies. blocked sinuses.
Pollen Seasonal Allergies.
Pollen seasons can last for several months (both during and outside the spring season) and are dependent on plant variety and location. minute pollen particles created during violent thunderstorms can be particularly dangerous for asthma sufferers.
Mainly found in Sydney, the Pellitory weed, also known as “Asthma weed” was accidentally introduced to Australia in a ship load of marble from Italy in the early 1900s.
Hay fever is not caused by Hay, Its medical name is “Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis” and it can be caused by pollen from flowers, weeds and trees.
Allergies cost the Australian economy more than $7 billion per year. ( source: The Australian society of immunology and allergy)