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    Understanding Hay Fever -- Prevention

    You may have higher odds of getting hay fever because of your genes. But you can avoid a lot of the sneezy, itchy, congested grief with some simple steps.

    The best way to keep your symptoms in check is to steer clear of the things that trigger them. Cut down on potential allergens by keeping your home clean and your yard neat. If you have severe allergies, don’t try to do either of those yourself.

    Understanding Hay Fever

    Find out more about hay fever:

    Basics

    Symptoms

    Diagnosis and Treatment

    Prevention

    Give your immune system a boost, too. Eat healthy and get exercise.

    Also, consider meeting with an allergist for specific recommendations that may help you.

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by Luqman Seidu, MD on February 28, 2015

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