Allergies

Bermuda Grass Allergies Symptoms

Bermuda Grass AllergiesBermuda grass
is one of the most allergenic grasses and accounts for many of the common allergies caused by grass. There are thousands of types of grass, but only a few species create allergies and bermuda grass is one of them. Hay fever and pollen allergies are the medical conditions associated with bermuda grass allergies. In this article we give symptoms of bermuda grass allergies.

Preliminary symptoms:

  • Irritated Nose
  • Watering eyes
  • Sneezing
  • Congestion
  • Post-nasal drip
  • Sore throats
  • dry coughing

Skin

is often affected due to its immediate contact with the grass. Following skin symptoms can occur anywhere in the body but are often seen in hands and fingers:

  • Skin irritation
  • Redness in the skin
  • Itching
  • Rashes
  • Hives
  • Bumps

Grass allergy in severe form:

  • Bermuda grass allergy can cause breathing problems ranging from wheezing to severe asthma attack.
  • The grass can cause allergic conjunctivitis, where the inner membrane of the eye is inflamed. This causes red eyes, swollen eyes and cause crusting of the eyelids.
  • Allergic shiners or dark circles under the eyes are seen in some people who experience severe allergy.

Psychological Symptoms:

  • Extreme fatigue
  • Mentally dull
  • Unable to concentrate
  • Headaches
  • Mood swings
  • Nausea

If you want to know more about bermuda grass:

Bermuda grass is a perennial that grows anywhere; in lawns, sports fields, parks, reclamation areas, coastal areas, golf courses and pastures. It is a common tropical grass that is found in USA, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, Poland, India and Japan. History says that the grass originated in India.

The grass grows to 0.3m by 0.5m at a medium rate. It reproduces by means of long runners on the top of the ground and sharp-pointed rhizomes beneath the ground. The leaves on erect stems sometimes grow as long as 10 cm.

Since bermuda grass allergy is one of the most common types of grass pollen allergy, we advise you not to mow this grass if you are allergic to it. It is best to mow any type of grass wearing a mask.

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