How to Treat Fall Allergies

  posted by: Dennis

 

how to treat fall allergiesThere always comes that season when your allergic reaction seems to be triggered. And when asked what season that is, the answer is none other than fall. Seasonal allergy especially during the fall has a lot of causes. Some of the culprits include:

  • Ragweed
  • Pollen
  • Mold and Dust

Symptoms of Fall Allergy Season

For many people suffering from the said allergy, they are faced with the usual signs and symptoms of hypersensitivity such as:

  • Itchy, red, irritated eyes
  • Dry cough
  • Runny nose
  • Headache
  • Inability to sleep

Although fall allergy doesn’t pose harm to your health, this can make you sick and result to absence from work. Well, if you wouldn’t want this to screw your day, find out below on how to treat fall allergies.

How to Cure Seasonal Allergy

Primarily, the first key to treating the condition is to prevent it in the first place. When you know that you are just susceptible to the condition, make sire that you become self-aware that the season is. Eliminate triggers and ear mask when going out especially when the pollen count is high. You also have to keep your doors and windows. Stay indoors instead of making unnecessary trips.

Take over the counter antihistamine and decongestant medicines like Claritin, and Benadryl to relieve the symptoms brought about by the problem. Be mindful that this can cause sleepiness so avoid any activities like driving or cooking. These may be widely available in tablets, but you can also purchase nasal sprays as treatment.

As for other remedies, you can drink fruit juices which are naturally rich in Vitamin C thus improving your defense system to fight off allergic response.  Honey may also be drunk as a natural remedy to help with the problem.

When worse comes to worst though and your condition doesn’t seem to heal despite treatment, you can seek medical attention and consider allergy shots to speed up recovery from the problem.

 

 

 

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Date: September 30, 2011 | Category: General Health
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