Pollen Allergies Directory
Pollen allergy is an allergic response to pollen from trees, weeds, and grasses. Symptoms of pollen allergies include runny, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes, pressure in the nose and cheeks, and more. The nasal symptoms related to pollen allergies are called "hay fever," or seasonal allergic rhinitis. Tree pollen typically causes allergy symptoms in the spring; grass and weed pollens tend to make allergies worse in the summer and fall. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how pollen allergies develop, what the symptoms are, how to treat them, and much more.
Allergies: Glossary of Terms
A glossary of terms related to allergies.
What to Do if You Think You Have a Pollen Allergy
Here's a look at pollen allergy symptoms and when to see a doctor.
Tree Pollen Allergy
Tree pollen is a common allergy trigger. WebMD explains which trees cause the most problems and how you can keep your tree pollen allergy symptoms under control.
6 Ways to Exercise Outside With Allergies
When you have allergies, even getting a little exercise outdoors can be a challenge. So before you head outside to get your sweat on, follow these tips to make your workout less itchy and sniffly.
Oral Allergy Syndrome Foods, Symptoms, Treatments, and More
Learn about oral allergy syndrome, foods that may trigger this condition, and what tests can identify it.
Best Diet for Nasal Allergies
Diet doesn’t cause nasal allergies or hay fever, but it can make their symptoms worse -– or better. Here are some healthy eating tips for better breathing.
Plagued by Pollen?
Preventive tips, treatments, and more: Your survival guide for the spring allergy season.
The Weather: Wreaking Havoc on Health
The weather forecast doesn't just dictate what you should wear that day; it may also be a strong predictor of how you're going to feel.
Outdoor Exercise and Allergies
Don’t let seasonal allergies bring your workout routine to a halt. Learn how to stay in the game all year long.
The Truth About Allergies
We separate fact from fiction about identifying allergy triggers and what you can do to stop them in their tracks.
Commuting With Allergies
Mounting evidence links air pollution to a rise in symptoms of respiratory allergies.
What's Wrong With Mouth Breathing?
Sinus specialist Jordan S. Josephson, MD, explains why it's better to breath from your nose than your mouth.
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Allergy Myths and Facts
If you have allergies, should you move to the desert? Will honey help? Find the answers to some popular allergy myths.
Common Allergy Triggers
From pollen and pets to food and bugs, find out the most common things that can trigger allergy symptoms.
How to Get Allergy Relief at Home
Get tips for things you can do in your house to ease the sneezing and itchy eyes that are brought on by hay fever.
Nasal Irrigation: Relief for Colds & Allergy Symptoms
Clogged sinuses and congestion bothering you? Nasal irrigation can relieve sinus symptoms associated with colds and allergies. Learn how to do nasal irrigation with this visual guide.
Do You Know the Facts About Allergies?
Allergies can range from mildly annoying to life-threatening. Take this quiz to test your allergy IQ.
Cold vs Allergies. Do You Know the Difference?
Do you have a cold or allergies? Take this quiz and find out.
The Facts on Sneezing
Sneezes happen. Wonder why? Test your achoo IQ in this WebMD quiz.