The spring season brings with it the onslaught of grass allergies but their severity keeps changing according to the time and temperature of the day. The good news is that only a small percentage of grasses trigger allergy and the modern medication that dissolves under the tongue has proved to be highly effective.
Grass allergy is a very common allergy associated with spring but those who are affected by it can find relief in the fact that very few grass species cause allergy and the severity of the allergy differs according to time and temperature of the day, Health Grades claimed. The time and temperature affect the intensity of the allergy. Lastly, the new-age medications, the ones that dissolve under the tongue, can be of great relief to patients suffering from grass allergy.
Notably, grass allergy is caused by tree pollens that get scattered in the air during the spring season as this is the time when plants bloom. However, the release of pollens is known to cause allergy symptoms like sneezing, runny nose, red, watery, itchy eyes and congestion to many people. However, it has been found that the pollens are more active during morning time, from 5 to 10 and thus, those who are known to be allergic, should stay indoors during these hours.
Keeping the doors and windows shut also helps in avoiding the troublesome symptoms and one can also use air conditioning for relief. Doctors also advise patients to keep their lawns well-mowed and wear a mask if they are mowing it themselves. It is best if they can have someone else do it.
If patients follow these tips and work with their doctors, keeping grass allergy under check is not a big problem. It can be easily tackled. After all, there are only few grass species like Johnson grass, sweet vernal grass, timothy grass, Bermuda grass, etc. that trigger the allergens.