Discussion in 'General Forum' started by hurstafus, Jun 3, 2009.
this is true.
that sucks. taken to the game yet? i'm both hard at work whilst working hard.
Bollocks, you just like gooey stuff in your eyes..
On the smoke, dunno I usually get it worst in the mornings and surprisingly I dont smoke a lot of dope before lunch
eyes, face, chest, wherever i can get it really.
Fair enough - cheers for the medical explanation Dr!
and yes you are right that usually the hayfever comes back after a few hours - I tend to use it only to deal with a severe attack where I really need the short term relief.
bastarding fucking hayfever.
yeah have it too, sucks
so you are just hard then?
i am hard too, im also hard at work so everyone is a winner really!
I used to get extreme hayfever as a kid, but a couple of injections sorted it out and I haven't had it since. I assume this injection is no longer available to the common man because they fear the power it holds. Either that or I'm now genetically retarded or something.
I've not got it yet this year...... on the way though..
The worst bit is Zirtek is probably the only drug that completely knocks me out when I take it!
Note to self: slip Zirtek into pint when meeting 'Popper.
I'll have probably slipped 2 in myself before you got there!
I've been getting grass hayfever in June since I was 11, but it is only in the past few years have I been getting tree pollen hayfever in April.
I gave up taking drugs because they never really worked for me, nothing was ever strong enough. One thing I do find that works and I have no idea why, is wearing dark glasses, so I wear shades a lot in June, whatever the weather, it is a miracle cure for me. When it gets really bad I've been know to sit in a darkened room wearing my shades.
You could also try a drug called Loratadine which gves a modicum of relief.
Right on fucking cue.
Same time every year.
Managed to avoid it completely last year, but the ast two days have been horrific.
Pogue head to your local farmers market and buy honey made as local to your home as you can. Take some of that everyday and trust me its the only thing the really works.
You can take all the over the counter drugs but they only deal with the symptoms and imo are ultimately pointless and nice cash cow for someone.
Also do you cycle? if so it makes it alot worse. Shades and vaso on the nostrils help.
I live in fecking D6. Not many bee-hives in my 'hood, I'm afraid.
haha forgot your not in london anymore. Tough shit so!!!!!
Killer. Sorry to hear about it.
I did the allergy tests back in May because last year was horrible.
Turns out I'm allergic to dust as it's the only thing that got a reaction out of me.
Explains my sudden malaise on Prince Edward Island last summer quite nicely, though.
Snap! well I used to be when i was younger.
Hoover your curtains and mattresses regularly. Dont leave towels in your bedroom and close all your wardrobes at night. That should help alot.
We've been using a vacuum cleaner the last few months, usually by this point in the year I will have gone through a real nasty bout of it but so far so good.
Ive a few more tips listed somewhere else. I'll track them down and send them on. Cant remember them all off the top of my head...
Cheers, thanks. I was thinking of doing a medical trial about dust allergies but reconsidered when I thought about how much I may actually suffer.
I was reading about fossiled pollen rain (the shit that causes hayfever) and how it tells us about global climate and growing conditions from thousands of years ago. And when events like Krakatoa happened the pollen clount in Ireland was noticably less.
try some standard hayfever tablets from boots (unbranded ones are the same as the branded and they're much cheaper!), get some Cetirizine in you, it'll be fine.
Also, anyone who suffers from a runny nose can use it to dry up all the snot, it works!
It's killing me this year.
Tablets seem to have stopped working so I've just started the triple combo of tablets, couple of tablespoons of local honey and vaseline inside the nostrils.
See how that works.
Honey has to be local. You don't cover your nostrils in vaseline, just get a cotton bud and apply a thin layer inside. It does work. No need for expensive brand name tablets either. Just get the cheapo supermarket version. Its got the same stuff in it. I also have beconase spray which helps.
That's the stuff!
I knew there was something I used last year that knocked it for six.
Despite taking tablets for the past week I'm now mildly suffering with hayfever, although it would be much worse if I wasn't taking the tablets and nasal spray.
I've heard a suggestion of white petroleum jelly around the edge of your nostrils - idea being the polen sticks to this and doesn't then get into your nose ... not tried it meself yet.
I have found it gets less severe as the years pass
aye, its pretty good. its gone down in price too. but that might be cos its no longer only available on prescription!!
There's a new(ish) medicine called Aureus that's supposed to be good. Dunno if Aureus is its Swedish name.
has come early and hit me hard this year - been struggling with it since yesterday, anyone else in the same boat?
Beconase has been a miracle cure for me, I used to suffer very badly with hayfever but as long as I keep taking the nasal spray morning and night I'm absolutely fine.
I first read this as baconnaise and wondered wtf you were doing!
Thing is you wont, in my experience
once your system builds up a tolerance to beconase you'll move up the ladder of over the counter drugs and then if you are bad enough onto the stronger prescription versions which the likes of Zirtex once were...
Im lucky as Ive sort of grown out of it naturally but i had it extremely bad for maybe 4-5 years. I swear by locally made honey, I know it sounds odd but trust me it works better than anything else
never had much joy with nasal sprays - I do prefer to avoid pills but had to crack open a box today. Has stopped the stream of mucus for now but tends to wear off halfway through the day.
Wear a Jacko style face mask on your journey from home to work.
Seriously though, I've not had anything yet this year and I don't remember it being too bad last year, I just try different tablets as and when it crops up.
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