What causes a stuffy nose and how can we treat it?
Hayfever or pollen allergy manifests with symptoms like itchy, runny or stuffy nose, sore eyes and sneezing. Some people experience skin irritations like stinging nettle rash.
It can be very uncomfortable and spoil outdoors activities and a blocked nose at night can make sleeping very difficult.
But what causes a stuffy nose in so many adults as well as children?
Despite its common and medical terms, this condition is caused from pollen released by many greens, not only flowers. Some tree pollen allergies include Pine, Birch, Cypress and Olive, grasses like Bluegrass and plants like wheat, oat, rye and maize. Common lawn grass is often a culprit.
The peak period for pollen allergy is normally spring when most plant flowers blossom and release pollen, though this can extend to the entire summer and even the autumn months in some places.
So once you know what causes a stuffy nose and sore eyes how do you treat it?
Exposure should be avoided or at least reduced; staying indoors with the wondows closed is the most effective way to avoid being hit by pollen; taking a shower when returning home can also help.
There are a then number of medical solutions to try and minimize the symptoms, which include anti-histamine tablets and allergy shots.
SinuSet filters can offer an easy and comfortable solution for hayfever: they are easy to wear nasal filters which consist of a plastic arch, covered in a special filtering material which effectively reduce the amount of allergens entering the nose and providing a shield from pollen.
So what causes a stuffy nose needn’t always be a problem, try SinuSet filters and see how you can avoid the symptoms