Common allergic triggers include:
- pollens from trees, plants and grasses
- dust mites
- animal hair or fur.
Suggestions to prevent or limit the symptoms of hay fever include:
- stay indoors as much as possible on windy days in spring
- keep windows and doors shut when pollen count is high
- identifying the cause of the allergy and avoiding further contact with it
- start treatment early and take it regularly, especially if you know you will be exposed to triggers.