Pollen, Pollen, Everywhere – What You Need to Know

If you have summer allergies that are yet to start, now is the best time to start treating them. Allergies are best treated by balancing out your body before they actually start. pollenindex


If however, kutyulva you have early spring allergies (eg. trees) you are probably already having symptoms. These include:

-itchy eyes, ears, nose, throat -increase nasal discharge
-scratchy or sore throat
-shortness of breath also known as “air hunger” izomautok (the uncomfortable feeling that you can’t seem to get enough air)
-increased asthma symptoms/attacks -fatigue
-sudden increase in acne along with other allergic symptoms

Is the solution in a pill?

Allergies are a sign that your immune system is disordered, otthonszuletik so taking medication or a supplement to decrease symptoms is not the best long-term answer.

This includes natural supplements such as quercetin. I will prescribe quercetin to patients who are miserable with their allergies to provide some short-term relief. But this won’t change the fact that your immune system isn’t balanced. villanyt

Why is this a problem? I just want to feel better now

Here’s the problem: The underlying dysfunction that has resulting in your allergies will continue and will cause you more health problems down the road. Auto-immune diseases and cancer are two diseases that also involve an immune system that is not functioning well and that are all too common. ekszer

Always balance short-term comfort with long-term goals and perspective.

So what can I do?

Allergy treatment involved multiple areas and is best tackled by a practitioner. I have outlined a few steps below to get you started.

Dietary changes which include food intolerance elimination (done through a simple test), supporting your immune system and balancing your brain chemistry are all important steps towards making it through allergy season comfortably.

Also, using the neti pot twice per day has been shown to significantly decrease allergy symptoms.

Here is a great instructional video on . Some people think it looks intimidating, but it really isn’t — it’s so easy.

There are some pointers .

Once you get used to it, สล็อตpg not using the neti pot before you go to bed is just as yucky as not brushing your teeth before bed.


Tina Christie ND, is a licensed naturopathic doctor and health educator.


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