Medical experts advise pollen patients to use dust masks.

ISLAMABAD -- Medical experts Sunday advised Pollen patients to use allergy mask as it provides allergy protection inside, outside, and a variety of different environments.

Talking to private news channel, Senior ENT specialist Dr Umair Raza said pollen allergy patients should take preventive measures to avoid medical complication in this high-risk season.

People with low immunity like patients, children and aged should avoid going into parks and lawns, he added.

He further advised, balanced diet is the best prevention for the pollen allergy contraction as it boosts one's immune system.

He said the pollen allergy patients to avoid the spicy food and few pulses, potatoes, cauliflower and banana adding that they must avoid soft drinks.

He forbade use of perfumes, frequently going out in the evenings and suggested to wear face mask, use wet cloth for dusting, avoid the use of floor carpets, not to open the window of car, use vacuum cleaner instead of broom, use sun glasses in outdoor and apply fresh water in eyes and nose and avoid using hot water, are the measures which can control it to a limited extent.'

Dr Umair said allergy patients should avoid moving such places where the offending plant grows and where its pollen exists in the air.

He also demanded that an awareness drive should be launched to educate citizens about disease, adding, dissemination of literature...

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