The numbers of those with hay fever have risen by around 25% in recent years.
This dramatic rise is thought to be due to lifestyle factors and environmental pollution, and is in line with the rising prevalence of allergies in general.
Hay fever is implicated in other conditions such as asthma, sleep apnoea, and allergic irritability syndrome in children.
This book looks at remedies both orthodox and less orthodox.
Topics include: What is hay fever, including all year round 'hay fever' How hay fever can trigger asthma How doctors treat hay fever Fed up with a medicines-only approach? Consider immunotherapy. Allergy testing Allergic irritability in children Nasal douching Self-help tips and alternative remedies
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 128 pages, illustrations
- Publisher: SPCK Publishing
- Publication Date: 18/04/2013
- Category: Popular medicine & health
- ISBN: 9781847092830