Hayfever (also known as allergic rhinitis) is the allergic reaction to pollen, driven by the release of histamine from the body.1 Symptoms are similar to the common cold and the two are easily confused. Through conversations with your customers, you can help them identify which condition they are likely to be experiencing.

After completing this module, you will:

  1. Be able to identify the differences between the common cold and hayfever

  2. Understand the importance of correct diagnosis

  3. Be able to advise on treatments for hayfever.