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Stop sneezing! Try these 10 tips to keep pollen allergy at bay

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Hayfever

Come spring and it's time for runny noses and watery eyes, itchy skin, sore throat and sneezing. These symptoms taken together is commonly called hay fever. Pollen, released from plants in the form of dust during this season, acts as an allergen for many people. The immune system treats the pollen as an invader and responds by releasing large amounts of antibodies. This allergic reaction results in the runny noses and other discomforts. Scientists are yet to ascertain why some people have a heightened sensitivity to allergens. Click through to know ways to avoid this irritating springtime condition.

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