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Well, the answer to the irritating ailment may be less expensive and more accessible than you thought: it could all be down to that tub of Vaseline in your bathroom cabinet.
Hay fever suffers are insisting a dab of Vaseline can make all the difference when it comes to feeling allergic.
They say that they apply a layer of Vaseline around the inside of their nostrils, making sure to layer the petroleum jelly as high as possible. You can also apply a layer around your eyes to stop them from feeling itchy, dry and runny.
The solution might sound a bit strange, but it works perfectly by acting as a barrier to trap pollen before you breathe it in.
Combined with antihistamines, eye drops and nose sprays, you'll be armed with all the tools you need to stop hay fever driving you crazy this summer.
Hay fever has affected sufferers particularly badly this year, with a very high pollen count causing heightened symptoms such as itchy eyes, nasal congestion and sneezing.
The tips are all over Twitter, with helpful sufferers providing their advice on the platform.
To all hayfever suffers out there, get some Vaseline put it on your nose/nostrils and put some on your eyelashes and around your eyes. It stops the pollen getting in, it's honestly been life changing for me :joy::raised_hands:
- Kerri Copeland (@KerriCo59309783) June 30, 2019
One wrote: "Been suffering badly with hayfever the last couple of days, then my daughter said to put Vaseline up my nose! Haven't sneezed all day and only cost me 80p, made up thought she was taking the p*ss".
While another posted: "To all hayfever suffers out there, get some Vaseline put it on your nose/nostrils and put some on your eyelashes and around your eyes. It stops the pollen getting in, it's honestly been life changing for me".
Who knew the solution to our hay fever woes was so simple?
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