Excerpt from Hay Fever: from Chapter 5
Treating Hay Fever and Pollen Asthma: Self-help and Medical Help
Far too many people with hay fever choose to suffer in silence-if you can describe volleys of explosive sneezes, and regular snorting into handkerchiefs as "silence." According to one survey, for every hundred people with hay fever, fewer than twenty-five are getting treatment that relieves their symptoms fully. No doctor, however optimistic, would suggest that all the hundred could be entirely freed from their symptoms, but it is certainly true that many more people could be helped, and that many could experience far greater...