Allergens 101

Timothy Grass

Phleum Pratense

A perennial grass that thrives in cooler, humid, and temperate climates. Timothy grass is one of the most common sourses of forage grass, and grows to a length of 1.5 meters.

Common symptoms

  • Hay fever

    A runny nose, stuffiness, and sneezing are very common

  • Eye allergies

    Itchy, watery, or red eyes are very common

  • Asthma

    Coughing, wheezing, chest congestion, chest tightness and shortness of breath

Seasons and Regions

 

Northwest

Midwest

Northeast

Southwest

South Central

Southeast

Alaska

Hawaii

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Where is Timothy Grass found?

Of all the grasses that produce pollen allergens, Timothy is one of the most common in Northern and Central Europe. It grows all over the United States, particularly in the Northeast and in more humid and mountainous regions.

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Recommended solutions

Avoid the allergen as best as you can and reduce symptoms through over-the-counter medications. If you would like to prevent your allergies from progressing or are looking for long-term relief, talk to your doctor about allergy immunotherapy or find out if you are eligible for NectarRx Allergy Treatment.

  • Check pollen counts daily

  • Wear sunglasses and/or nasal filters

  • Opt for air conditioning

  • Avoid freshly cut grassy areas

  • Shower after exposure

  • Use Benadryl, Claritin, or Zyrtec as needed

  • Treat with allergen immunotherapy