Managing Spring Allergies

Allergy season is typically from February until summer. About 1/5 of people suffer from some kind of allergy- intensity varies from person to person. There are a lot of things you can try, ranging from natural remedies to over the counter medications, to prescribed allergy shots. 

Here is a list of things that can help you manage your spring allergies without needing a prescription:

  • Allergy medication
  • Nasal spray
  • Closing windows
  • Cleaning vents
  • Replacing air filters
  • Get an air purifier
  • Rinse your sinuses- only use distilled water
  • Take apple cider vinegar
  • Consume local raw honey
  • Wash your face and your hair
  • Avoid excess time outside
  • Increase vitamin C intake
  • Maintain a good Zinc level
  • Butterbur tea
  • Lemons
  • Ginger 
  • Check the pollen counts before going outside
  • Wear a hat and sunglasses to help keep pollen off your face and out of your eyes
  • Shower immediately after being outside to help reduce the impact

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