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Allergy Season

Allergy Season

Are allergies getting you down?

As allergy season arrives with its familiar symptoms of itchy, watery eyes, sneezing, sinus congestion, scratchy throat, plugged ears, and fatigue, many people are seeking relief.  Here are some natural treatments to navigate this season more smoothly.

Vitamin C acts as a natural anti-histamine, reducing allergy symptoms effectively.

Quercetin, a bioflavonoid, is found in onions, apples, grapefruit, and green tea; possess anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. Regular supplementation during allergy season can provide relief.

Nettle Tea, known as a spring tonic and detoxifying herb, strengthens and supports the body. Drinking 1 to 3 cups daily helps to manage hay fever and other environmental allergies.

Homeopathy utilizes minute amounts of natural substances to stimulate bodily energy and promote health. Various remedies can treat acute and chronic allergies based on specific symptoms.

Intravenous vitamin/mineral therapy delivers high doses of essential nutrients directly into the blood stream, bypassing the digestive system for effective relief, especially for allergy patients.

Nasal rinses, using sea salt and warm water, help flush nasal passages and relieve congestion when used 1-2 times daily.

Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT) sublingual allergy drops treats allergies by exposing patients to low doses of allergens by gradually increasing tolerance and reducing symptoms. It retrains the body to not be allergic.  It is a wonderful way to treat the root cause of allergies!

Book your appointment at Garibaldi Health Clinic for scratch testing to identify specific allergens with quick results apparent in 20 minutes, aiding in targeted management.

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Ashely Gordon

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