Around 95% of people’s hay fever is triggered by grass pollen, which tends to be highest between mid-May and July. And there’s strong evidence that when grass pollen levels are high, people with asthma are more likely to need hospital treatment. This is why it’s important to know what pollen triggers your symptoms, so you can be prepared […]
Some people find that hot weather triggers their asthma symptoms. For tips on what to do if hot weather sets off your asthma, check out our expert health advice here. Does hot weather set off your symptoms? Let us know if our top tips help by commenting in the section below.
Claire Fisher, Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation Respiratory Nurse, shares some top tips on how to deal with allergies if you have asthma. Read more.
Buy and start using a nasal-based spray once or twice a day – ask your local pharmacist for options. Make sure you’re using it correctly – if you don’t, it won’t work properly. We have a video that shows you how to use a nasal spray, which you might find […]
If you have severe asthma and your symptoms are triggered by allergies, talk to your severe asthma team about treatments available that could help you. Read more…
Knowing what your triggers are and how to deal with them means you’re more likely to stay well with your asthma.
Check out our 3 top tips of how to reduce your risk of hay fever triggering an asthma attack.
You can be allergic to more than one kind of pollen across the year. Different pollens are released at different times. You can use our pollen calendar Use our pollen calendar to work out which pollen sets off your hay fever.
Use antihistamines, nasal sprays and eye drops to deal with symptoms of hay fever and cut your risk of an asthma attack. Treating your hay fever and your asthma at the same time could cut your risk of an asthma attack. Find out more.
7 tried-and-tested hay fever tips from our nurse team and community, so pollen doesn’t give you red eyes, a runny nose, itching, sneezing and asthma symptoms.