25 Massively Effective, All-Natural Remedies, Scientifically Proven to Provide Seasonal Allergy Relief
Spring is in the air and for millions that means seasonal allergies are too. An estimated 1 in 5 Americans suffer from allergies. Annually these allergies cost Americans an estimated $7.9 billion in medical and business expenses. Yikes!
Side effects of allergy medication vary, but can include confusion, drowsiness, difficulty peeing, dizziness, dry mouth, moodiness, restlessness, blurred vision, nausea and vomiting. Antihistamine medications are notorious for drying you out, so you may experience constipation, dry-cracked nasal passage and even decrease in your body’s sexual secretions.
A simplified explanation of allergies is that the body reacts to a substance that it feels is a threat, whether it truly is or not, by releasing a compound called histamine to fight it. Histamine comes with a slew of reactions to help fight off the unwanted intruder such as copious amounts of mucous to engulf and wash it away. Hence the runny nose and water eyes – oh so much drainage. This all comes along with a lot of inflammation and irritation.
If you’ve deal with seasonal allergies you know that spring to fall can be pure respiratory hell. But for some, what’s in the air year round causes an allergic reaction leading to constant nasal drainage, congestion, itchy-burning eyes, ears and throat. Pollen, grass, leaves, mold, fungus, dust and dander are a few examples of what sets off allergies.
Both prescription and over the counter allergy medication add up in cost and for some people they’re a non-negotiable, must have. Constantly running to the store for more meds, plus tissues, netty pots, salves and cough drops can be draining your wallet on top of your nasal drainage.
Don’t despair, there’s A LOT that nutrition and healthy lifestyle tweaks can do for you.
Everyone genuinely likes to look and feel their best. It’s hard to be fully in the moment when you have a painful and obvious breakout. Giving a big presentation at work with a giant zit in the middle of your forehead distracts you and leaves an impression on your audience. And nothing kills a romantic vibe like trying to keep your clothes on and the lights off to hide deep, painful cystic blemishes.
Beauty is skin deep, however skin health is a big deal. Your skin is your largest organ and makes for a huge surface area for your body to rid itself of toxins. The health of your skin on the outside is a good indicator of your health on the inside.
If you’re at your absolute wits end with your skin, tie a knot and hold on a little longer. There’s a lot healthy life choices, especially nutrition can do for you.
In many ways, iron deficiency anemia is the nutrient deficiency that drains a person’s potential and quality of life. Not generally come to mind with nutrient deficiencies. But when you look closely you can see that both are significantly impacted with iron deficiency anemia symptoms such as inability to concentrate, chronically tired or fatigued, low energy, impaired cognitive function (ability to think well and rationally), decline in mood, constantly feeling cold, increased susceptibility to infections, and loss of hair. Imagine how all that affects the human experience, let alone school and work performances.
Other signs and symptoms include pale appearance (doc’s will use the term pallor), shortness of breath, general weakness, dizziness/light-headedness, poor appetite, brittle nails, cold hands/feet, chest pain, headaches, unusual cravings of non-food items (in pregnant women this is called pica), inflamed/sore tongue, tingling/crawling feeling in feet and legs, and the list of unfunness goes on and on.
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