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.
Pollen Allergies: What You Need to Know
Do you know how to handle pollen season? Find out from WebMD.
Ragweed Allergy: Facts, Symptoms, Treatment
If your allergies flare in late summer or early fall, you may be allergic to ragweed. Here's information about symptoms, treatment, and how you can avoid your triggers.
Medications to Treat Pollen Allergies
Learn more about medications to ease your pollen allergy symptoms.
Pollen Survival Guide: Reducing Spring Allergies
Pollen and allergies don't mix. But you can minimize the misery of allergiees. Here's your springtime pollen survival guide.
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.
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.
3 Questions About Pollen: Pollen Allergies, Pollen Types, and Pollen Masks
WebMD interviews Andy Nish, MD, to get answers to three top questions about pollen, including pollen allergies, pollen types, and pollen masks.
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.
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.
Keep Your Home Allergy Free
Allergic reactions can range from mild and annoying to sudden and life-threatening. Get the keys to keeping your home allergy free.
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Common Allergy Triggers
From pollen and pets to food and bugs, find out the most common things that can trigger allergy symptoms.
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.
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.
How to Soothe Your Child’s Allergies
Help them fight sneezing, itching, and stuffy or runny noses that come with allergies. See solutions from natural remedies to information on medicines that can help ease your child’s allergies to pollen, dust, dander, and more.
Do You Know the Facts About Allergies?
Allergies can range from mildly annoying to life-threatening. Take this quiz to test your allergy IQ.
The Facts on Sneezing
Sneezes happen. Wonder why? Test your achoo IQ in this WebMD quiz.
Cold vs Allergies. Do You Know the Difference?
Do you have a cold or allergies? Take this quiz and find out.