“Darker drinks like beer, cider and red wine are higher in histamines, which can exacerbate symptoms.”
Should you still fancy an alcoholic tipple, Biggs recommends switching to clear spirits, such as vodka or gin, or sulphite-free wines.
Foods to ease hay fever symptoms
Biggs said: “It’s a good ides to increase your intake of antioxidants and bioflavonoids.”
Good examples include foods rich in vitamin C, such as: kale, broccoli, kiwis, blackcurrants, and blueberries.