Spring means flower buds and blooming trees — and if you’re one of the millions of people who have seasonal allergies, it also means sneezing, congestion, a runny nose and other bothersome symptoms. Seasonal allergies — also called hay fever and allergic rhinitis — can make you miserable. But before you settle for plastic flowers and artificial turf, try these simple strategies to keep seasonal allergies under control.
Some of the most common substances that people are allergic to (allergens) are pollen, dust, nuts, wood, latex, some metals, eggs, soy, wool, milk, certain seafood, weeds etc.
To make this allergy season a little easier and less sneezier, here are some natural tips for dealing with allergies. While the science to support these measures as cures isn’t always there, the anecdotal evidence that they work is overwhelming. Sometimes a tried and true remedy is exactly what a miserable wheezing kid needs. (more…)