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Healthy Living: Spring brings allergies




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“Spring is when trees do their pollinating, so every spring I see a large increase in the number of patients that are complaining of allergy-related symptoms -- sneezing, watery eyes, runny nose, and congestion,” said Dr. Rohit Katial, program director of allergy and immunology at National Jewish Health in Denver, Colo.

“The good news is there are many options to prevent and relieve sinus and allergy symptoms. I recommend a daily sinus wash to my patients because it provides a natural, easy, and effective option to prevent and soothe nasal irritation.” If you suffer from allergies, here are some tips:

Relieve your symptoms

Many health plans ask patients to look in the pharmacy first for allergy relief, so talk to your pharmacist about over-the-counter options such as sinus washing, nasal rinsing/irrigation, antihistamines, and other options. If symptoms become more frequent or severe, talk to your doctor.

Prevent pollen from getting indoors

You can reduce the number of outdoor allergens, such as pollen and mold, from entering the home by keeping windows and doors closed and setting the air conditioner on recirculate.

Vacuum once or twice weekly

Vacuuming helps keep indoor allergens to a minimum. If you have allergies, wear a dust mask while doing spring cleaning indoors and, when you use cleaning sprays, leave the house for several hours after cleaning to air it out.

Be smart about timing outdoors

Trees tend to pollinate first thing in the morning, making pollen counts in the early hours very high. By noon, pollen counts are less than half just a few hours earlier. So plan your outdoor activities after lunch or in the evening to avoid the extreme pollen of the morning.
 

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