Allergic rhinitis commonly called as hay fever, is an allergic response to some specific allergens. Some typical allergens like grass, dust & mold. Pollen is the most common allergen. Human body generally releases histamine when it encounters an allergen. Histamine is a natural chemical which defends the body from allergen. This chemical may causes allergic rhinitis, which may have many uncomfortable symptoms like runny nose, sneezing & itchy eyes.
Common causes of the allergic rhinitis include:
Animal dander (old skin)
Pollen is biggest culprit, particularly during certain times of the year. Tree & flower pollens are more prevalent in spring, while grasses & weeds will produce more pollen in the summer & fall months.
Patient will have sneeze again & again, particularly after you wake up in the morning.
Will have a runny nose & postnasal drip. The drainage from a runny nose is caused by the allergies is generally clear & thin. But it may become thicker & cloudy with yellowish color if you get a nasal or sinus infection.
Eyes are watery & itchy.
Ears, nose & throat are itchy.
People with minor allergies generally require need a physical exam. Even though specific tests are there to help to determine and decide the best treatment and preventive measures.
Treatment in ayurveda involves clearing the sinuses & expelling phlegm, alleviating the relevant dosha & detoxification. To permanently resolve this disorder, dietary & lifestyle adjustments is necessary in addition to this strengthening of the immune system. In ayurveda for the allergic rhinitis there are so many effective treatments to relive this disorder.