People with allergies in the spring are typically allergic to one or many of the types of pollen that begin to appear in the air. Tree pollen is usually one of spring's main offenders and starts to appear in high levels from early February. In the latter part of the season, levels of grass pollen will also rise. The combination can make spring pretty miserable for allergy sufferers. That's why so many people seek help and advice from our GP home doctor service for allergies from Torremolinos to Sotogrande.
While it is not known what exactly causes allergies, we do know an abnormal immune response cause them. Your immune system should react to antigens and produce antibodies to fight them. However, when an allergic reaction happens, your immune system produces antibodies in response to substances like pollen. The antibodies produced start to release histamine which is what causes your allergy symptoms.
Allergy symptoms can include:
Determining what is causing your allergic reaction is the first step towards relief. During allergy season, our GP home doctor service for allergies from Torremolinos to Sotogrande has many recommendations on how to ease your allergy symptoms.
You can start to tackle your allergies before allergy season starts and you start to experience symptoms. Our GP home doctor service for allergies from Torremolinos to Sotogrande will help you prepare for allergy season. Below are some of our top preparation tips.
One of the critical pieces of advice from our GP home doctor service for allergies from Torremolinos to Sotogrande is to start taking medication around two weeks before you usually start to develop allergy symptoms. You can try over-the-counter antihistamines and nasal steroid sprays to manage your symptoms. These medications can help reduce the impact of or block your allergy symptoms.
You could also try speaking to our GP home doctor service for allergies from Torremolinos to Sotogrande about the possibility of immunotherapy in a hospital to desensitize your immune system to allergens.
A deep spring clean can help remove dust and pollen particles that may have already made their way inside your house. Make sure you thoroughly dust everywhere, wash your curtains, sweep floors and vacuum your furniture to clean as thoroughly as possible.
Tree and grass pollen are the main allergens that cause spring allergies. You can use a number of apps or weather reports to view and track pollen counts. This will help you identify when your allergies might be worse than normal and plan accordingly.
If you would like to speak to our GP home doctor service for allergies from Torremolinos to Sotogrande, get in touch today and find out how we could help you manage your spring allergies.