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Pollen (Definition)

Pollen is the equivalent of sperm for a plant. It is a genetically active product, seen on flowers usually, which the plants with the assistance of birds, bats and insects as well as the wind, uses to fertilize the egg of the plant to ensure a next generation. It also can be irritating, functioning as an allergen, leading to sneezing ...Read more


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I'm eating a lot less since i started taking bee pollen because it doesn't make me hungry. Could that be why i feel dizzy and off everyday?

I'm eating a lot less since i started taking bee pollen because it doesn't make me hungry.  Could that be why i feel dizzy and off everyday?

Dehydrated: Drink plenty of water, 2 liters more a day (8 glasses with 8 more ounces) and see if you do not feel better. Make sure you are eating enough calories to fuel your body through the day with a balanced diet as well. Eat more vegetables and fruits and maybe a multivitamin and see how much better you will feel. It will be amazing. You are most likely just dehydrated. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more

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Can pollen cause such bad allergies that it can make you dizzy and give you headaches?

Can pollen cause such bad allergies that it can make you dizzy and give you headaches?

Sinuses: Allergies can lead to sinuses becoming congested which can cause headaches. That "clogged" sensation can feel like being lightheaded. ...Read more

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Is it ok to bring cut flowers in the house if pollen might be a problem?

Is it ok to bring cut flowers in the house if pollen might be a problem?

Probably not: Fresh cut flowers have pollen and might stimulate allergic reactions in susceptible people. If you know you have family or close friends or family with pollen allergies why risk making them miserable! ...Read more

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I have pollen allergies, my friend gave me a plant with flowers in it, they died and now are growing some more, should i give the plant away?or keep i

I have pollen allergies, my friend gave me a plant with flowers in it, they died and now are growing some more, should i give the plant away?or keep i

Pollen allergies : It depends on how bad your allergies are and if you are willing to take Meds to control your allergies !!!! . If you decide to take medication to control symptoms of allergies and you start having side effects , then it is not worth keeping the plant . It is your choice . Only time will tell . ...Read more

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If I'm allergic to pollen from a lot of wild flowers and have seasonal allergies from ragweed and dandelions, will I be allergic to chamomile?

If I'm allergic to pollen from a lot of wild flowers and have seasonal allergies from ragweed and dandelions, will I be allergic to chamomile?

Chamomile: tea is recognized as containing sensitizing allergens that may cross-react with pollens from your allergy list. There are accepted skin testing procedures for this. Recommend contacting an Allergist for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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S/S: Headache & dizziness. BP is 96/54(low for me), HR is 115bpm. Did some moderate exercise 5 hours earlier. Could this be from possible dehydration?

S/S: Headache & dizziness. BP is 96/54(low for me), HR is 115bpm. Did some moderate exercise 5 hours earlier. Could this be from possible dehydration?

Consistent: Your vital signs are consistent with mild dehydration. Other potential diagnoses could be considered. If you still have symptoms or low blood pressure after hydrating it would be worth getting checked out by a health care professional. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more