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    Hi all,

    As someone who suffers from hayfever, summer days can be blighted by sneezing, sore eyes etc.

    I've done a lot of travelling recently, however, and I feel that my symptoms only appear while in England. The countries i've visited have all been in the summer, of similar climates to England, and have similar agriculture and plant-life.

    So this has got me wondering - could there be something in England that's making hayfever appear/worse in people - be it the types of things grown by farmers, pollution, wildlife, or dare I say the British weather; and also whether anyone else has noticed something similar?
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    (Original post by silkysmoothpro)
    Hi all,

    As someone who suffers from hayfever, summer days can be blighted by sneezing, sore eyes etc.

    I've done a lot of travelling recently, however, and I feel that my symptoms only appear while in England. The countries i've visited have all been in the summer, of similar climates to England, and have similar agriculture and plant-life.

    So this has got me wondering - could there be something in England that's making hayfever appear/worse in people - be it the types of things grown by farmers, pollution, wildlife, or dare I say the British weather; and also whether anyone else has noticed something similar?
    Different types of pollen affect different people more and it could well be that whatever affects you is mostly found in England. The weather can also have an affect with things like humidity levels, I also tend to find mine's better on the coast too for whatever reason! Pollution will also have a big affect too depending on where abouts you live.

    There was a big thread earlier in the year about peoples best hayfever remedies if you want to search for that, eating local honey occasionally has probably helped me the most aside from medication and stuff like showering before I go to bed on bad days to get the pollen off.. Have a look anyway!
 
 
 
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