People who suffer from seasonal allergies or food allergies understand how uncomfortable and miserable the allergy symptoms can be. Fast relief is what people want, but how you get it depends on what the allergy is and the severity of the symptoms, In most cases the symptoms are minor and can quick relief may a step away. In more severe cases relief may take a bit longer, however in very severe cases, relief is minutes away, but will require hospitalization after getting the treatment. Observation for several hours will be necessary, in the latter case.
Most people who have environmental allergies caused by pollens, mold, or dust will develop the same symptoms. Sneezing, watery eyes, congestion, burning eyes, chapped dry skin, are all symptoms of an allergy. There are different methods of getting quick relief from the symptoms There are medical natural and unconventional ways to deal with the symptoms of allergies. All are proven affective but it’s a choice of the person which method or method they chose to use.
Some allergy sufferers chose to avoid medication because of their possible side affects. Many medications can make you drowsy, make you nauseous, or other adverse side affects. There are some natural allergy symptom relievers that people can use an alternative. They have been proven to give fast relief for some people, and even have stopped the allergy symptoms from even occurring. Eating certain foods have proven effective for fast relief. Eating foods with high antioxidants have proven effective. Some of the foods high in antioxidants are pinto beans, soybeans, pecans, barley and oats. Spices like cinnamon, and oregano are also high in antioxidants. Other foods for allergy symptom relief are berries, oranges, chili peppers, red cabbage, spinach and lemon. Sipping green tea throughout the day is another way for relieving allergy symptoms and all sinus conditions except for an infection… Antioxidants can also be found in pill form but like anything else, consult a doctor before taking any supplements. Too much ingesting of anything can be dangerous or even deadly. Mixing medications and natural herbs can also react negatively.
Something not practiced in western countries very often is acupuncture. There are proven cases where acupuncture has been very beneficial in the relief of allergies. The placement of needles in skin in certain areas of the body has been proven effective. If you decide that this is the treatment for you, make sure you the acupuncturist is licensed where you live, and all credentials are in order. its important to check with your medical insurance provider to see if you are covered. Many insurance companies cover acupuncture because in lots of cases it’s much less expensive then the traditional medical procedure.
Keeping a clean home is essential for allergy relief. Keeping doors and windows closed during allergy season is important. Using air-conditioning instead of fans to cool the house is advisable. Using fans moves around the particles through the air and then enter the nasal passage causing the distress. Vacuuming often and emptying the bags is also a good idea. Cleaning the furniture, drapes pillows rugs, and any other indoor item that can collect particles, will also relief allergy symptoms.