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Pollen count warning: High counts forecast today – hay fever sufferers remember this

The pollen count has been forecast as high across most parts of the UK today by the Met Office. The only place where the pollen count will be low is Orkney and Shetland. Hay fever symptoms are triggered by pollen, and at this time of year, it’s grass pollen that’s rife in the air. So… Read More »

Hay fever sufferers are swearing by Vaseline to combat high pollen count misery

Just when you thought it was safe to step outside and enjoy the sunshine, the pollen count peaks. For those who get hit badly by hay fever , all the tricks in the book – and antihistamines – are often ineffectual. Suddenly, lurking indoors seems like the only sensible option while everyone else frolics in… Read More »

High blood pressure warning: The sign in your ankles you shouldn’t ignore

High blood pressure occurs when the force of blood pushing agains the walls of blood vessels is consistently too high. This increases the workload of the heart and blood vessels — making them work harder and less efficiently. Over time, the force and friction of high blood pressure damages the delicate tissues inside the arteries.… Read More »