Definition A sneeze is a sudden, forceful, involuntary burst of air through the nose and mouth. See also: Allergen Allergic rhinitis Allergy to mold, dander, dust Allergy and asthma resources Common cold Vasomotor rhinitis Alternative Names Sternutation Considerations Sneezing iscaused by irritation to the mucous membranes of the nose or throat. It can be very bothersome, but is generally not a sign of a serious problem. Common Causes Allergy to pollen, mold, dander, dust ( hay fever ) Corticosteroid inhalation (from certain nose sprays) Drug withdrawal Nasal irritants such as dust and powders Virus infections (common cold, upper respiratory tract infections, the flu)
There’s so much to love about the spring season. The warmer weather, brighter mornings and evenings, and longer days. They all seem to make life so much better. But for more than 50 million Americans, spring can be a double-edged sword. Spring marks the beginning of pollen season, and depending on where you live and local weather patterns, trees can signal the start of a dismal wave of allergy symptoms. So how can you avoid it?
Know When to Expect Your Triggers
Besides being beautiful to look at, trees are vital to human existence. They produce oxygen, clean the air and soil, help to prevent flooding, reduce noise, provide shade, and can even increase property values.
The downside is that some of them spew out millions of pollen grains that can travel hundreds of miles, and assault the allergic eyes and noses of millions of people. In the northern part of the U.S., certain trees pollinate early in the spring, such as Elm, Birch and Box Elder. Other types, suc...
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