Spring has sprung!
Most of us recognise spring as the season of allergies, this time of the year typically means a return to outdoor activities and longer days with us being more exposed to insect bites, rehydration and other ailments related to allergies. Knowing a little about these ailments may help you avoid them and feel healthier throughout the season.
Best Hayfever Remedies: Pharmacy-Approved Treatments That Work
Full of the joys of spring? If you suffer with hayfever, perhaps not! Whilst there’s no cure for this rather annoying seasonal allergy, there are some helpful remedies that work hard to stop hayfever symptoms in their tracks. We spoke to our pharmacist, Daniel Zhou, to get his expert recommendations on the best hayfever remedies out there. These are the hayfever treatments to invest in to see you through allergy season and beyond.
After a harsh and gloomy winter, the arrival of the spring season is almost a breath of fresh air. However, the spring also brings pollen floating on the breeze, this is bad news for allergy sufferers as this brings itchy skin problems. Find at VITAL+ creams that will help to alleviate burning sensation.
Dehydration & Stomach Flu
Being out and about during spring is great, but it can also bring unwanted ailments during outdoor activities. Viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu) and dehydration are very common during spring. When out and about make sure to have water purification tablets and consider taking fluids with electrolytes to replenish lost fluids
Itchy, watery, puffy eyes are another spring hallmark for allergy sufferers. Same for a red, raw nose from sneezing and nose wiping. And while it’s hard to avoid rubbing and scratching, you must try.
If your skin is still itchy, swollen and red at VITAL+ you can find medications and eye drops that relieve the itchiness and inflammation.
Getting out and about
The start of outdoor sports, barbecues and gardening are all a part of spring. It is not just humans emerging from winter hibernation, animals are also on the move in spring, so make sure you pack a good quality mosquito repellent containing DEET and warm up your muscles before enjoying the sunny days.