Winter is over, the sun has risen, flowers are blooming and you are sad. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, hot weather starts with endless hours of sneezing, itchy eyes and bone congestion.
If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Every year, 20 million Americans suffer from pollen allergies, otherwise known as hay fever. Although allergy symptoms are tolerable for many people, others cause neck pain.
If allergies and neck pain bother you at the same time of year, you may be wondering if there is a link between the two. We will examine some possible reasons for this pattern.
How does an allergy start
Every spring, summer and autumn, plant pollen is released which floats in the air and stays in your eyes and airways to trigger allergies. Although grasses are the most common cause of allergies, mold knowledge is another source. They can live anywhere, including your home, and can cause allergy symptoms in many seasons.
Mold and mildew spread differently from plants. While plants have seeds, mold has “seeds”. Some spores travel through strong winds. When the humidity is high, others spread, traveling using fog or dew.
An allergic reaction begins when plant pollen or moldy eggs reach your airways and encounter your body’s sending forces, the mast cells. When a foreign organism enters your body, the stable cells in the lining of your nasal mucosa sound the alarm. They activate your immune system and trigger multiple reactions.
2-nose Runny nose
7-Itching and watery eyes
If your body needs to get rid of foreign organisms such as viruses or bacteria, the immune response is helpful. However, it does hurt when the stimulus is just jargon.
Why is neck pain common?
Studies show that neck pain is common. About 20-70% of adults have neck pain that interferes with their daily activities at some point in their lives.
Your neck is the upper part of your spinal column (cervical spine), which is a potential source of injuries and pain. The cervical spine needs strength to support the head. (Fun fact: The average human head weighs 10 to 13 pounds). It also needs flexibility to allow the neck to twist and bend.
There are several parts to the cervical spine.
The lumbar vertebrae – they provide strength to your neck and protect your spine.
pairs of side joints – These small joints connect the rooms and provide flexibility in the neck.
Discs – These cartilage cushions act as shock absorbers between the spines.
pairs of spinal nerves – The spinal nerves branch from the top of the spine to reach the head, neck, shoulders, arms and hands. They get a touch of temperature from the skin, and a sense of pain and control the upper body (open the doors, brush your hair).
The cervical spine is like a thin-headed device, with many parts of it moving together to produce precise motion. If any of these parts are lost or injured, you will have stiff neck pain.
How does neck pain start?
In the elderly, neck pain usually starts slowly due to wear and tear in the joints or arthritis. Young people may suddenly experience neck pain due to a car accident, sports injury, or work-related stress.
Common causes of neck pain include
muscle tension. Spending too many hours on your desk or on your smartphone can cause muscle pain. If you do not treat your muscle pain in time, you may develop myocardial pad syndrome, a chronic form of muscle pain. The identification of myocardial pad syndrome is a tendon band of muscle, known as the trigger point. Multiple trigger points in your neck muscles can cause considerable neck pain.
جوڑ جوڑ۔ Like other joints in your body, your neck joints begin to wear down with age, injuries and arthritis. A defect in the cartilage of the joint causes the rooms to rub against each other. It causes pain, stiffness, swelling and limited movement of the neck.
Squeezed nerves. Damage to the nerves in the cervix can cause pain and loss of sensation in the nerve pathways. It can cause numbness and weakness in the neck, shoulders, chest, upper back, arms or hands. Pressure on the nerves can be caused by ruptured discs, increased bone growth, and changes in arthritis.
Disc degeneration At birth, your discs contain about 80% water. With age, the discs become dry, do not absorb shock, and become easily brittle and painful. Although this wear and tear is expected to spread to the spine, it can cause considerable neck pain.
Soft tissue injuries. Auto collisions or contact sports, such as soccer, can cause the head to move back and forth, and strain the soft tissues of the neck. Neck pain is caused by damage to muscles, tendons (connecting muscles to bones) or ligaments (connecting bones to each other).
Possible link between seasonal allergies and neck pain
Some people find that they have neck pain at the same time of year when their allergies flare up. If you are one of them, here are some possible explanations.
Climate change can cause both seasonal allergies and neck pain. Heavy rains, especially in Bihar, increase pollen levels. Due to the excess moisture from the rain, the growth of mold is also on the rise, which also triggers allergic reactions. A general condition of inflammation takes over your body.
Your allergies cause inflammation, but they can also increase joint pain in people who are sensitive to climate change. If you have a major problem with neck pain, stress and fatigue may increase.
Tension muscles can cause neck pain. Persistent sneezing, coughing, and lack of sleep can cause tension in your neck muscles due to annoying allergic symptoms. This increases the tension in the muscles in your neck. Weather-related joint pain can also cause muscle soreness.
As part of your body’s immune system, muscle pain will cause tension in the affected area. If you have a primary joint injury, arthritis, or disc problem, you may have muscle strain in your neck.
An allergic rash in your sphenoid sinuses can cause pressure in the back of your head and neck. You have four pairs of sinuses in your head, filled with air, which can become congested during allergy season. Among them are the spinal sinuses positioned in the middle of the deep skull.
(See figure below) If the spheroid sinuses are very large (as can be found naturally in some people) they may grow in the back of your head, near the base of the occidental bone. This area is close to the neck. You may find that there is a “neck strain and pain” due to an overgrown spinal cord in allergy season.
: Seek help from your doctors
If you suffer from allergies and neck pain at the same time, take care of both diseases. Don’t just treat your allergies in the hope that your neck pain will go away on its own. Likewise, don’t assume that treating your neck pain will improve your allergies. Both issues can be irrelevant.
See a General Practitioner (GP) or Immunologist: If
your allergy persists after over-the-counter treatment, your allergy
may interfere with your daily life, such as driving safely or working
. You need to see a pain specialist who can diagnose the underlying problem and offer you the best treatment.
See a pain specialist if
Excessive medication does not improve neck pain.
You have difficulty turning your head while driving. In the past, a doctor has diagnosed you with neck problems
When the allergy is cumbersome, the treatment is quite straightforward. Is.
in the beginning
Avoid allergy triggers- wear a mask, use a high performance Particulate Air (HEPA) filter in your home.
Take over-the-counter antihistamines to calm sneezing, itching, runny nose and runny nose Use over-the-counter over-the-counter sprays
to reduce congestion
Steroid nasal sprays to reduce inflammation
Itching Eye drops are used to remove the eyes.
A leukotriene blocker (such as Singular) treats asthma and prevents certain substances that cause allergy symptoms.
Hypnotherapy or allergy shots, a long-term treatment where you have a small amount of allergens (such as pollen) over many years. It changes how your immune system reacts to allergens.
Treatment of neck pain For
a successful treatment, it is very important to identify the right source of your own neck pain. A proper diagnosis of your neck pain problem begins with seeing a pain specialist. Your visit will include a complete medical history and a complete physical examination.
Depending on the individualyour neck, your pain specialist may offer a number of treatmentsTreatment
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Trigger point injections for naming agents and / or steroids
In the neck treatment of arthritis
cervical Medical Branch nerve block for the arthritis treatment (MBBs)
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platelet rich plasma (PRP therapy)
stem cell therapy
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intimate):neck caused by nerve nerves Treatment
of Neuropathic Pain Symptoms Medications (such as Simbalta, Antidepressant, Neurontin, Anticonvulsants),
Epidural Nerve Block,
Neck Pain, Treatment of Disc Degradation
, Anti-Inflammatory Medications (NSAIDs),
Nervous Pain Medications
Epidural Steroid Injections (ESIs)
Regenerative Treatment: Treatment stem cell and platelet-rich plasma (PRP)
of neck pain due to soft tissue injury (ie chronic whiplash injury)
strong pain medication
if neck pain and allergies are interfering with your busy life, seek treatment for both. You may have an diagnosed neck problem that is exacerbated during the allergic season due to a common inflammatory condition in your body. Our experienced NSPC experts can help you.