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Christmas Tree Allergy or a Cold?

Author : Hazel Econs
Related Conditions : Hay Fever

Were you sneezing, suffering with a sore throat and/or stinging eyes over Christmas?  Did you have a cold?  Did it clear up once the Christmas tree was gone?

Popular TV scientist, Brian Cox, admits to suffering with an allergy to Christmas trees.  In true scientist style, this year he intended buying several varieties of Christmas trees to see if he could identify which species he reacted to.

We don’t know the answer, but it may get you thinking about the possibility of whether it was a cold or a reaction to pine trees!


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