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Understanding Hay Fever -- Prevention

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How Can I Prevent Hay Fever?

Although a tendency to develop hay fever could be in your genes, you may be able to avoid symptoms by taking preventive steps and being alert to the signals. 

Consult an allergist for specific recommendations that may help you. 

Understanding Hay Fever

Find out more about hay fever:

Basics

Symptoms

Diagnosis and Treatment

Prevention

Also, strengthen your immune system by practicing good habits -- eating healthy and exercising.

Cut down on environmental pollutants and toxins as much as possible by keeping your home clean and your yard neat (but don't do it yourself if you have significant allergies). The best way to avoid allergy symptoms is to avoid triggers that you are allergic to -- something that is often not easily done.

WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Luqman Seidu, MD on March 24, 2014

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