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Fending Off Allergies

April 4, 2018

Almost everyone experiences some degree of allergies. It’s not just a reaction to pollen, ragweed, and fresh cut grass, after all, it can be a reaction to road pollution, fires burning nearby, or other environmental toxins that spread easily during hot summer months. Here are some ways to cut back on your allergy exposure, and […]

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The long harsh winter is expected to cause a shorter, but more intense allergy season, and some areas are already getting reports from allergy sufferers. In fact, this years allergy season may be bad enough to cause symptoms in people who normally don’t suffer from allergies! Fighting back against allergy symptoms! Keep your air filters […]

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If you suffer from allergies, the sight of new blooms on trees probably has you sneezing by reflex. But there are a handful of other things that can actually worsen allergy symptoms you should watch out for: 1) Drinking (especially wine). Besides weakening your immune system, alcohol has been shown to make sneezing and coughing […]

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Most home remedies—for allergy relief or otherwise—are actually methods of prevention. After all, if you care enough to put in the extra effort for a home remedy (rather than going to the doctor for a pill, whether it will work or not) than you probably value the effort that can go into preventing something like […]

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Allergy sufferers, rejoice… sort of. While traditionally viewed as a gross overreaction to relatively harmless pathogens, symptoms of allergies (coughing, sneezing, red bleary eyes) may actually be a sign that your immune system’s working fine. Mild symptoms of allergies, according to new research, may be how bodies are supposed to work. While the immune system […]

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