You love the outdoors but not the runny nose and red eyes that come with it. It’s so difficult to stay away from pollen – it’s everywhere. Now, here’s the really nasty bit – pollen attacks are linked to heart attacks. We’ve got more information for you. About how you can put on your running shoes and get out, but keep yourself, and your heart, safe.
You know that pollen can cause emergency-room asthma problems, but here’s something to make you really sit up and take note. Research has found that pollen is linked with cardiac arrests, as well. During the hay fever season, the emergency room visits of patients with heart attacks rose by up to 16%. More study is required to find the actual reason, which could also be linked to the high levels of air pollution. However, the good news must follow – and here it is. You can actually prevent yourself from pollen by getting to know your allergy trigger well enough.