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A plastic owl may discourage them for a few weeks. Many birds fear owls, and "decoys" are sold to keep other birds at bay. I've read that after a few weeks, birds finally figure out the plastic owl is fake, but it's worth a try.


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The best right now fix I've had is to wash your face and keep rinsing with clean water for a few minutes. This helps with the itchy eyes and removes irritants from your skin. Any other area of the body you can wash also helps. Best if you can actually take a shower and change into clean clothes, but the face wash is best for situations where that isn't ...


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I have a friend who wears a SCUBA mask with a HEPA filter on it when the birch trees are active. He looks like Darth Vader, but he experiences no allergies.


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My grandmother used to hang CDs in her balcony for this purpose.


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Not quite an answer to your problem; round here people who have cats and high balconies tend to protect the whole balcony with a net, so the cats can't fall down. That way the cats can use the balcony all day without worry. Cats do fall down, they are not all wondercat. OK, it doesn't look that pretty - well, you could use a nice-looking net - but it keeps ...


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I would try Anti Bird Spikes: Protects potential roosting sites from pigeons and other birds, preventing them from soiling the area These spikes repel birds without harming them by acting as a barrier to roosting That's only one example, surely they come in many different forms and colors, but the idea is the same.


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Garlic is a natural Hay-Fever remedy I find swimming in the ocean helps clear the sinus. If I'm really deperate, I eat raw chillis. It causes the sinus to open. That may be slightly drastic though.


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Local honey. Go to a farmers market/local farm/natural store in your area. Try to find honey (preferably honey in the raw) that is farmed within 100 miles of you. The closer the better. The pollen in the honey will contain the things your allergic to (sounds counter productive) in a level that your body can handle, and will help you get over your ...


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You may find it beneficial to try a Neti Pot. People often use Neti Pots to flush the pollen out of some of their sinus cavities. If you choose to try a Neti Pot, make sure you use an appropriate solution mixture (typically containing pure sodium chloride and pure aluminum-free sodium bicarbonate) and distilled water. Never use tap water, well water, or ...


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If you have a car with air conditioning and air re-circulating, switching these both on should filter pollen out of the air. Sorry it's not much use whilst not in a car, but it may offer some relief.


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