Hay Fever: The Health Belief Model

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The health belief model is a theory of health behaviors; the model predicts that whether a person practices a particular health habit can be understood by knowing the degree to which the person perceives a personal health threat and the perception that a particular health practice will be effective in reducing that threat. Hay fever is a seasonal allergic reaction that shows the same symptoms similar to a cold with sneezing, congestion, and runny nose and sinus pressures. It’s not like a cold which is caused by a virus. But depends on the year and what airborne substance you are allergic to. By telling them the consequences of Hay Fever it will give he or she a more positive behavior towards the condition. So if they feel that there is a threat
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