Ways to Find Natural Allergy Relief, Prevention and Treatment

Allergy, allergy asthma symptoms and seasonal allergy symptoms can all be helped with some common sense natural allergy relief precautions  and good housekeeping/hygiene standards. 1.  Avoid going outside, especially on dry, windy days. 2.   Use air conditioner at home and in car.  Avoid open windows and doors. 3.   Remove houseplants to reduce mold.  If you can’t make yourself get rid ...

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7 Myths About Allergies That Might Surprise You

1.  MYTH:  Mold allergies can’t affect you if you stay away from “moldy” places like basements, cellars and other dark, damp places. Mold spores are carried by the wind.  People who are allergic to mold suffer most in the summer and early fall with seasonal allergies.   In warm climates, they thrive year round.   Walking through tall vegetation or even cutting ...

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The Facts About Allergies and What You Can Do About Them

One out of six Americans suffers from allergic disease.  Millions of dollars are spent on medications, physician services and missed days from work and school. What Exactly Is An Allergy? You are well aware of what allergy symptoms an allergy produces in your body, but do you understand what an allergy is?  It is an abnormal over-reaction to an ordinarily ...

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Coping with, Preventing and Treating Food Allergies

In the US alone there are as many as 7 million people living with a life threatening food allergy many of which are related to the peanut family.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report this past October showing that food allergies are on the rise in children, with three million children in the U.S. now having ...

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Natural Allergy Relief With Herbs and Home Remedies

Many allergy sufferers do not like the physical side effects associated with the regular use of antihistamines and decongestants. These drugs tend to make the user feel sleepy, foggy and groggy. With this reduced alert state the individual’s ability to concentrate and to operate machinery is compromised. Both agents also tend to dry out the body and to cause dehydration. ...

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Coping with Seasonal Allergies in Traditional and Alternative Ways

Spring is here and so is the beginning of seasonal allergy symptoms.   Most seasonal allergies are caused by airborne pollens.  This comes in the form of a very fine powder that is released by trees, grasses and weeds.  Molds being airborne in outdoor air also contribute to seasonal allergies. An allergy is an immune system over-reaction that causes the body ...

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More Natural Allergy Relief Methods Proven and Unproven

Almost 40 percent of Americans try some form of alternative medicine, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America says. Doctors say a growing number of the 35.9 million Americans who have seasonal allergies are inquiring about or already dabbling with alternative treatments as diverse as herbal teas laced with local honey, acupuncture and biofeedback. There has only been scientific validation ...

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Even More Natural Allergy Treatments to Try After You’ve Tried Everything

The Misery and Prison of Allergies/Asthma Having allergies can be imprisoning.  You can’t go for walks in the country, woods  or even parks in some cases because of allergy symptoms.   You would just as soon stay indoors than go outside on a beautiful day to prevent the allergy suffering that  being outside would set off.  Many food allergy sufferers have ...

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Mangosteens, A Tropical Fruit Remedy for Allergies

Mangosteens are a tropical fruit that is helping people who suffer from allergy symptoms. It is in the powerful class of antioxidants called xanthones. Doctors are recommending it and there are a large number of testimonials as to its success in helping allergy sufferers. Mangosteen, often called “the queen of fruit,” has been used for centuries by the people of ...

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New Research Studies Prove Effectiveness of Butterbur in Allergy Treatment

Spring is here and for some 26 million Americans that means hello to ragweed, pollen, mold and other triggers of the seasonal allergies that make the seasons hard, if not impossible, to enjoy.   Television commercials are shown practically on top of one another telling viewers which products supposedly work the fastest on allergy symptoms, but none are fast enough for ...

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Instant Relief From Allergy Symptoms

Allergy symptoms are debilitating. They affect every aspect of your life. It’s difficult and stressful to get through another day of sneezing, and having a runny nose, watering eyes, itchy throat and all the other allergy symptoms. Approximately 50 million Americans suffer from allergies, 26 million of whom are seasonal allergy sufferers. One basic, frequent suggestion for allergy treatment is found in conventional and alternative ...

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Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

  There seem to be more and more people these days who are having reactions to chemicals. Some people are even so irritated by lots of everyday substances that they have to avoid them altogether. If you think that you have developed Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS), you may be frustrated not only because you are having problems with most of ...

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Chemical Allergies to cleaning products, new carpeting, and VOCs

Poor air quality is due more to pollution sources that release gases and particles than to allergens. Poor ventilation increases levels of these pollutants because there is not enough “fresh” air inside the house. Personally, I am allergic to lots of “indoor” allergens, but my major problem indoors seems to be reactions to indoor particles. These reactions are not strictly ...

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Travel and Chemical Allergies

If, like me, you have lots of allergies to cleaning products and other chemicals, traveling can be very stressful, and even dangerous. Planes are disinfected and cleaned with harsh chemical agents, and some may even use pesticides in the cabin to ward off cooties, etc. Hotel and motel rooms are notorious for using tons of cleaning agents on a constant ...

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Travel Checklist

Make a list of all your medications before you travel, and make sure you update it for your next trip. When you are packing you can refer to your list so you won’t wonder if you have forgotten anything. Bring ALL medications on the plane with you that you would need for at least 48 hours. You never know if ...

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