In reality, allergic rhinitis—as it’s called in the medical community—is not contagious.
Are you one in nearly 4.5 million people in Australia who suffer from hayfever? At least you know you’re not alone!
Millions of Aussies (about 1 in 5) deal with the sniffles and watery eyes that characterise hayfever.
The technical term is allergic rhinitis, but hayfever (or hayfever allergy) is another name for common allergies to things like grass or tree pollen, mould spores, dust mites or pet dander (called a
If you happen to be part of the 1 in 5 Aussies and Kiwis who suffer from hayfever or seasonal allergies (also known as allergic rhinitis), you have probably heard of the class of medications called antih
Did you know hayfever has nothing to do with hay? The term came about when farmers working in the hay fields were affected by allergies. Learn more about what the phrase means.
Can’t figure out whether you have allergies or a cold? To get relief you need to know which one you have first. Take our quiz to find out.