When you have hay fever, sneezing, coughing, and itchy eyes can slow you down. Marc Meth, MD at Century City Allergy in Los Angeles, California provides treatment and relief for the women, men, and children suffering from hay fever in the West Los Angeles area. Call today or book an appointment online to stop the symptoms of hay fever.
Up to 60 million Americans have hay fever, and you might be one of them. Hay fever, or allergic rhinitis, is your body’s allergic response to pollen from plants like trees, grass, flowers, and ragweed.
Hay fever can strike at any time of year but is most prevalent when the weather’s warm.
If your eyes itch and you can’t stop sneezing, you might have hay fever. Most men, women, and, children who suffer from allergic rhinitis experience some or all of the following cold-like symptoms:
Hay fever has two forms, and the symptoms of each type are nearly identical.
Symptoms of perennial hay fever never resolve and recur throughout the year. Perennial rhinitis is associated with mold, pet dander, carpet, and dust.
With seasonal hay fever, your symptoms only occur in spring, summer, and fall — when pollen and ragweed are in the air.
Entirely avoiding airborne allergens is unrealistic, but you can take action to minimize the severity of your hay fever symptoms. Here are some natural ways to reduce your symptoms:
Dr. Marc Meth offers several methods to treat hay fever. Depending on the severity of your symptoms, he may recommend using one or more of the following:
For help with the unpleasant symptoms of hay fever, call or book an appointment online with Marc Meth, MD, at Century City Allergy in Los Angeles.