Quercetin is a wonderful supplement to help reduce allergy responses by stabilizing mast cells. I have found it to be an important part of reducing seasonal allergy symptoms. Check out this article! And schedule an appointment if you are suffering this season.
Allergies Or Not–Eye Wash Helpful!
Certainly if you have pollen allergies, rinsing your eyes can provide relief. But did you know that even if you don’t have allergies, those pollen particles are irritating! I think of them like tiny scrubber pads. See the attached image courtesy GettyImages. So, remember to rinse out not only your […]
Dangers of Mattresses
Shopping for mattresses can be daunting–they are expensive, there are many options, AND they can be TOXIC. EWG.org has posted this article on crib mattress studies showing not only VOC’s which are dangerous, but fragrances and more. You can bet these studies would likely apply to other mattresses, too. I […]
Allergies–More than just the sniffles
The is a great article summarizing the impact of “hidden” allergies on our overall health. The reactions may be seemingly unrelated, but exposure to allergens and intolerances can cause many adverse reactions–from chronic fatigue to joint pain. Schedule an appointment for testing–even “healthy” foods can be the culprits.
Oral Allergy Syndrome and Seasonal Allergies
Food intolerances and allergies can aggravate pollen allergy symptoms. Testing of food allergies (IgE response) and/or immuno-reactivities (IgG and IgA responses) can been completed with simple blood testing. Avoidance of indicated foods can then reduce your adverse reactions to pollens. You may also try avoiding the following foods to see […]
Allergy season is upon us. The good news is that there are things you can do to reduce your reactivity. One of my favorites is to start taking nettles (tincture or tea or capusles), ideally starting in January but they can help later, too. Vit. C and quercetin also also […]
Foods to Reduce Allergies
So I know for a fact that nettles reduces allergy symptoms. And I fully support including the other foods in our diets, too, since they support our overall health! Click here.
Dust Mites–All You Ever Wanted to Know . . .
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Reduce Risk of Allergies! Live on Dairy Farm!!
OK, so that won’t be a viable option for most of us, but the point is that getting exposed to a little dirt is likely beneficial for our immune system! Read more here–then go make a mud pie (just don’t eat it 😉 ).
As beautiful as our spring and summer flowers may be (let alone grass and trees growing!), many people suffer from seasonal allergies. Nettle tea or tincture along with nasal lavage (neti pot) are two of my favorite treatments. Homeopathics can also be helpful–Allium cepa and Pulsatilla are great for watery […]