We have the Top 5 tips you need to help you get through Electric Picnic when suffering from hay fever!
1. Don’t SMOKE!
Smoking acts as an irritant to the nasal passages, which can lead to sneezing or a runny nose. Nicotine in cigarettes causes constriction of blood vessels, including those in the eyes, which can lead to red, itchy eyes. It also affects your lungs, making breathing tougher.
2. Remember your medication
Always be prepared for the worst. Keeping extra hay fever medication in your bag can be a lifesaver if the pollen levels are high or you react to a certain pollen type at the festival.
3. Check the pollen forecast
The pollen forecast tells you exactly what the of pollen is in your area. Using the Hay Fever Relief App you can use your phones GPS to get the pollen level for your area on the go! You can download the App here: http://onelink.to/h43eyd
4. Let someone else set up your tent
Pollen spores can be disrupted when setting up a tent in the grass. This can cause an allergic reaction if you suffer from hay fever.
5. Get a Pollen Nasal Filter
Nasal Filters block 98% of all pollen spores. These are great for when the pollen levels are high or you are suffering and still want to enjoy the music! You can buy them online from our shop or in your local chemist!
Download the Hay Fever Relief App below to find out more about other tips/diets and treatment plans to help you at this years festival!