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Hay Fever
...  exposure of a person to proteins found in plants. Weeds, trees and grasses are actually producers of very small, dry and light protein particles called pollen. The pollen particles are spread by the wind and are consequently inhaled by people. The pollen stays in the nasal lining tissues and to other parts of the body’s respiratory tracts and then initiates the allergic response. For  ...

Allergic Rhinitis
...  dander, which are considered as year-round allergens. Ragweed pollens, trees and grass can also trigger allergic rhinitis. Seasonal pollens can also cause rhinitis when they are carried in the wind for cross-pollination. Plants such as dandelions and goldenrods are usually associated with allergic rhinitis because they depend on insect pollination. Animal allergens, also known as indoor  ...

Nose
...  The respiration process begins with the inhalation of air through the nostrils going to the nasal passages. The air then travels to the nasal cavity and into the back of the throat going into the windpipe or the trachea. The air is filtered from foreign objects by the cilias that are found in the trachea, and this air goes to the lungs. The old air in the lungs also goes out of the nose,  ...

Trachea
...  bony tube that connects the lungs to the nose and the mouth is called the trachea. It is commonly known as the windpipe and it plays an important role in the respiratory system. It is through the trachea that the air flows into our lungs, which is needed for respiration. It extends downward, coming from the base of the voice box or the larynx. Part of it lies in the neck, and the other part  ...


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