Seasonal Allergies: Tips To Avoid ThemBy: Ellisha Rader Mannering - March 6, 2014
If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you may find that they have been worse lately. This is due to the weather changes and sudden rises and drops in temperatures. Because there has been so much rain and snow this winter, scientist think that the pollen count will be high this year meaning, your allergy problems have just begun.
If you don’t want to suffer with allergy symptoms all Spring, rest assured that there are ways to avoid them. Headaches, sore throats, runny noses and itchy eyes are all symptoms of seasonal allergies and can be avoided with a few simple tricks.
The best way to avoid these annoying allergy symptoms is to avoid the allergens that cause them. To do this you first have to find out what allergens cause your symptoms. You can do this by trial and error or seeing your doctor to determine the cause or causes of your allergies. Once you know what causes your symptoms, you can avoid it and hopefully find some relief.
Another way to battle allergens is with over the counter medications. There are numerous ones to choose from and some work and some don’t. The type of allergies you have and the type of relief you want can determine the medicine you buy. If you have to work during the day or have children to care for, you may want to choose an allergy medication that does not cause drowsiness. If you have been battling seasonal allergies for a while and are exhausted, you may not mind getting a little rest.
Since the weather is a major cause of seasonal allergies, it makes since to avoid going outside when the weather conditions are bad. If you notice it has been particularly rainy or windy, you may want to stay inside to avoid being exposed to pollen and other allergens that are found outside. Nobody likes to stay inside on a nice day but nobody likes to sneeze their head off either.
Don’t let seasonal allergies control your life, take control of them and learn to cope with the symptoms and avoid exposure in the future. Allergy season isn’t over yet but with the right preparations, you can make it through with no problems.
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