The proportion of people who have problems with allergies in Japan is startlingly high. People who suffer from allergies will suffer severe reactions from the pollen such as:
The most common culprit for producing allergy symptoms in Japan is the Japanese cedar, or Sugi Tree. It is said that 1 in 3 people in Japan suffer allergy symptoms as a direct result of Japanese cedar tree’s pollen. It is also common for people to arrive in Japan with no allergies, but develop them over time as a result of the extreme onslaught of pollen from Japan’s usual suspects:
The best advice for dealing with pollen is to avoid exposure to the pollen as much as possible. You will see Japanese people, especially ladies, bundled up from head to toe; including face mask and goggles to avoid any contact with the dreaded little grains of pollen. It looks a little strange, but it is a testament to the allergy or allergies they are suffering that they go to such extremes, and it is actually recommended by doctors.
If you find that you have a particularly bad reaction to the pollen in Japan, we recommend you try the following remedies:
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