How to Ease Your Seasonal Allergies

How to Ease Your Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies are often considered something you deal with in the winter, but many
people also get them during the spring and summer. This is when a lot of new growth
occurs outdoors, when the pollen and ragweed picks up in the air and irritates your
allergies. Here are some natural ways to ease your allergy symptoms.

Identify Your Triggers

Any time you look up ways to treat allergy symptoms, the first advice you will be given is
to find your allergy triggers. This is true whether you are looking for herbal or medicinal
treatments. Avoiding your triggers is one of the best ways to reduce your symptoms and
hopefully avoid those big allergy attacks. If you get allergies in the summertime, it is
probably from the weather combined with the climate and new growth. So, your biggest
triggers might be weeds, pollen, ragweed, or dander in your home from shredding pets.
If you had a humid or wet winter and spring, then mold might also be another trigger you
are dealing with. Try to identify your triggers, then work to avoid them as much as
possible.

Try Food-Based Allergy Treatments

As far as treatments go, the main purpose isn’t to treat your allergies, since you will
probably still have them. The point is that they have to reduce your allergy symptoms
once they begin, or you can prevent them from occurring in the future. The first set of
treatments are based on certain natural foods or things you consume.

There is honey as a treatment, but it needs to be raw and organic honey, not with added
sugar or preservatives. Even better if you can find local honey, such as from a CSA or
farmer’s market. This is going to reduce allergy symptoms related to pollen.

Bone broth is another excellent way to reduce your allergy symptoms, such as from
beef or chicken. The bone broth reduces inflammation, which is often where the itching
from allergies comes from. It can also provide a boost in your immune system and even
help with your energy levels.

Consider These Other Natural Remedies

The next set of treatments include supplements and various miscellaneous natural
remedies, like essential oils. Some vitamins and supplements that have been known to
help with allergy symptoms include probiotics, vitamin A, vitamin B, zinc, and spirulina.
Herbs like stinging nettle can also be useful when treating your allergy symptoms.

Disclaimer:

This website does not provide medical advice.

You must not rely on the information on this website as an alternative to medical advice from your doctor or other professional healthcare provider. If you have any specific questions about any medical matter, you should consult your doctor or other professional healthcare provider.

If you think you may be suffering from any medical condition, you should seek immediate medical attention.

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