Grass pollen season brings the chance of thunderstorm asthma. For people with hay fever – especially those who experience wheezing or coughing with their hay fever. it can be sudden serious and even life-threatening. If you have hay fever it’s important to check you don’t also have asthma. See your pharmacist or doctor for a hay fever treatment plan, and check if you should have an asthma reliever puffer -which is available from a pharmacy without prescription. Visit betterhealth.vic.gov.au for more information.