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Training with hay fever; making the most of your sports performance

The physical, social and mental benefits of regular exercise are well known, but how do you maintain your interest in sport and training if it is impacted by hay fever? Particularly when many of us enjoy the opportunity to train and play sport outdoors in the warmer Spring weather. Whether it’s cricket, cycling, tennis, touch [...]

By |September 19th, 2017|Allergies & Hayfever, Health|0 Comments

Hay fever hygiene and getting a good night’s sleep!

While many of us look forward to seeing Spring blossom and warmer, sunny days, for many the “hay fever and allergy season” is approached with dread. But there are a number of practical, routine steps you can take for yourself and/or your family members that can help ease this seasonal discomfort. Allergic rhinitis (commonly referred [...]

By |September 11th, 2017|Allergies & Hayfever, Child Health, Health|0 Comments

Hay fever and allergies – a correct diagnosis matters

Allergic rhinitis – the low down  Allergic rhinitis is more commonly known as hay fever and it affects about 18% of Australians, both young and old. Contrary to the commonly used name, it is not caused by hay, nor does it result in a fever. If your eyes or your nose come into contact with [...]

What you can do to prepare yourself for hay fever season

If you suffer from seasonal hay fever, you know how irritating the symptoms can be each Spring. Here are 10 top tips that will help you and your family make it through this hay fever season with your sanity intact. 1. Monitor the Pollen Forecast. Did you know that there are sites available that will [...]

By |August 21st, 2017|Allergies & Hayfever, Child Health|0 Comments

Top 5 tips for dealing with hay fever this season

Allergy season is almost here again. Perhaps you struggle to find effective solutions that help manage your hay fever, but you can make a difference this year! There are some easy ways you can help keep sneezing, itchy, watery eyes and runny noses away this season. Before we talk about how you can better manage [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|Allergies & Hayfever, Health|0 Comments

6 good sleep habits for everyone!

Here are our six easy tips for you and the family to help get good sleep habits. 1) Go to bed at the same time each night - This is especially important during the week when most people cannot afford a sleep-in and have work or school commitments the next day. Regular bedtimes help the body [...]

By |November 22nd, 2016|Allergies & Hayfever, Child Health, Colds & Sinusitis, Health|0 Comments

Dealing with hayfever: 3 things to know

Here are our three major tips for dealing with allergies or hayfever that can make a positive difference from both a preventative aspect and for keeping symptoms under control. Avoid (or protect against) your enemy: If you know what triggers your hayfever or allergy symptoms this is a big help, but unfortunately they may be too tricky [...]

By |November 15th, 2016|Allergies & Hayfever|0 Comments

How to use a nasal spray correctly

How do you get the best results when using a preservative-free nasal spray ? Here's a handy diagram and how-to instructions Look down and spray a "V", Inhale the mist gently with your head slightly tilted forward  Keep the spray nozzle angled outwards and mist inside the nose. If in doubt, ask your pharmacist to demonstrate [...]

By |August 12th, 2016|Allergies & Hayfever, Colds & Sinusitis, Winter Health|0 Comments

Choosing preservative-free nasal relief – the benefits

A quick note about preservatives. Did you know that nasal saline sprays differ from brand to brand? Some have preservatives and some don’t, so don’t forget to check the labelling when considering a nasal spray. The Flo range is preservative-free and sterile, so you don’t have to remember to check! Preservative-free nasal relief may be less [...]

Looking after your health – allergies and hayfever

Allergy and hayfever symptoms Hayfever and allergies often come about every spring but some people can suffer from symptoms all year round. Airborne allergens include pollens (from grasses, flowers or trees) and animal fur, pet dander or dust mites. Hayfever and allergies commonly occur in spring but many people can suffer from symptoms all year round. [...]

By |March 3rd, 2016|Allergies & Hayfever|0 Comments