Hay fever and allergies in the UAE: why are they so bad right now?
Nick Webster | The National News
Filed on 2022-07-27
If you're reading this while sneezing and rubbing your eyes, you're not the only one.
High humidity, pollen and poorly maintained air-conditioning units are causing moreallergic reactions, like sneezing and coughing, during the summer, according to doctors. A potent cocktail of contributing factors have created a miserable few weeks for some, as more time is spent indoors as the summer heats up.
That has left those with allergic reactions feeling the effects of pollen, poorly maintained AC units and dust mites embedded in carpets and bedding, causing runny noses, itchy eyes and even breathing difficulties. Poor air quality a driving force
Climatic conditions, with poor air quality delivered by pollution and dust, are often worse in warmer weather.
An air quality i ...