can occur throughout the year in Singapore, especially since the country typically experiences hot and humid weather all-year round. Given the nature of a child's behaviour, which includes hours and hours of outdoor fun, it is therefore inevitable that may be exposed to the two common triggers of an outdoor - and . Pollen can be found in certain types of flowering plants, and can be easily spread by wind, as they are lightweight and small in size. Mold, on the other hand, can be found almost anywhere, including soil, plants and rotting wood.
Relatedly, the haze (a significant environmental problem associated with the rapid modernisation of many cities in Southeast Asia) can cause adverse health and economic impacts in countries such as Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia, and to a lesser degree, the Philippines and Thailand. Given the fact that the chemicals and particle matter of the haze can also be deposited on the skin, it can cause an inflammatory reaction in the body, triggering an allergic reaction or an asthma attack.
While seasonal allergens and environmental pollution can be difficult to avoid because it seems like they’re everywhere, there are things you can do to minimise your exposure to them.
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