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.
What Does a Pollen Count Mean?
Knowing the pollen count can help you know when to stay inside and when to treat your pollen allergy. But what does a pollen count mean?
Am I Allergic to the Pollen in Grass?
What you need to know if this is one of your triggers.
Your Action Plan for Moderate to Severe Allergies
Allergies can affect your sleep, concentration, sex life, looks, and even mood. We offer 9 tips to ease moderate to severe allergy symptoms and enjoy life more.
Allergies: Glossary of Terms
A glossary of terms related to allergies.
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.
Allergies: Worst Offenders
Environmental and food allergies can really ruin your day – or month. Learn how to beat your symptoms and breathe easy.
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.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Common Allergy Triggers
From pollen and pets to food and bugs, find out the most common things that can trigger allergy symptoms.
Slideshow: 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.
Slideshow: 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.
Slideshow: 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.
Quiz: Do You Know the Facts About Allergies?
Allergies can range from mildly annoying to life-threatening. Take this quiz to test your allergy IQ.
Quiz: The Facts on Sneezing
Sneezes happen. Wonder why? Test your achoo IQ in this WebMD quiz.
Cold & Allergy Quiz: Do You Know the Difference?
Do you have a cold or allergies? Take this quiz and find out.