ISLAMABAD -- Residents of the capital city are facing an aggravation in allergy symptoms due to the increase in pollen count
with the arrival of spring.
ISLAMABAD -- Pollen count
has increased upto 1,427per cubic meter (pcm) in the federal capital here on Thursday.
According to medical experts, increase in number of patients was due to increase in pollen count
in air due to sprouting of trees and flowers leaves in month of February and March.
Patients should use mask, hat, glasses and avoid walking outside when pollen count
increased, the hospital advised.
Increase in number of pollen allergy patients is witnessed in Islamabad due to abundance of raspberry trees while pollen count
in air increases because of trees, dandelion, grass and flowers in the month of February.
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And there will be a very high pollen count
- a feature of the whole week until Friday.
The reason it was so bad for hay fever sufferers this week was due to the "very high" grass pollen count
throughout the country, including in the North East.
Dr Jean Emberlin, scientific director of Allergy UK, said: "Periods of warm, dry weather interspersed with wet thundery spells create a higher pollen count
To make sure you're well prepared during hay fever season check the Met Office pollen count
Millions of people could suffer sneezing, stinging eyes and a blocked nose as a high pollen count
is predicted across much of the UK today and tomorrow.
The residents of the borough are the region's worst sufferers when the pollen count
begins to rise.