A Dozen Natural Ways to Manage Your Allergies
Itchy eyes, runny nose, sneezing, wheezing, hives… over 50 million Americans know the miseries of allergies all too well. If you are one of the afflicted, over-the-counter remediesor prescription drugs and allergy shots may not bring you much relief.
BY: Jo Ann LeQuang
12. Drink more water. Summer is a great season for getting dehydrated and dehydration encourages histamine production, which, in turn, causes allergy symptoms. In fact, many allergy sufferers know from experience that drinking a glass or two more of water during allergy season has a powerful and positive impact on their symptoms.
It’s Good to Go Natural
Traditional western medical providers are increasingly recommending alternative medical treatments including natural and so-called folk remedies to their patients. One benefit of natural remedies is that they are usually safe, may have few or no side effects, and can be easily incorporated into your busy lifestyle. When you look at the list above, you can see that they also just make sense.