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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | May 2015

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Preparation starts now for spring allergies and hay fever season

Preparation starts now for spring allergies and hay fever season
Editorial

Article topics: Allergies, Allergy, hay fever, sping allergies

It’s that time of year again where Christmas is a distant memory and the longer evenings start to bring thoughts of summer. Unfortunately, the first shoots of spring also stir the fear of allergies in many of us. Allergies have become a widespread phenomenon and at any one time can affect one-in-four people in the UK. Common allergic conditions include hay fever, asthma, atopic eczema and food allergies, and many of these become worse in the spring/summer months.