Hayfever Advice

Pop into Miller’s Pharmacy on advice on how to manage and treat hayfever this season.

Hayfever, put simply is an allergic reaction to grass pollen. The main symptoms include sneezing, nasal itching, nasal blockage and watery nasal discharge. It can cause problems with the eyes such as reddness, itchy and watery eyes. Other more serious symptoms include cough, wheeze, tiredness, itchiness and pressure in the head. Hayfever can range from slightly annoying to debilating.

Practical advice for sufferers includes avoidence of the allergen, however this is rarely possible. Applying Vaseline around the nose can reduce the amount of pollen you breath in.

Treatment available at Miller’s Pharmacy ranges from oral Antihistamines such as Zirtek and Clarityn, oral decongestants, nasal sprays and eye drops.

Call into Miller’s Pharmacy and speak to our pharmacist to find out which is the correct treatment option for you.

Don’t suffer unnecessarly this hayfever season!