NATURAL WAYS TO BEAT SEASONAL ALLERGIES
Most people notice that their allergies worsen when the seasons change. Sneezing, watery eyes and sniffling are some of the symptoms of allergies. Many people use medications to alleviate allergies, but these medications can cause side effects. They can also be expensive. While there is nothing that you can do about the pollen int he air, there are some natural things that you can do to beat allergies.
Get More Probiotics – Probiotics are a type of good bacterial that help keep the gut healthy. There have been studies done to show that probiotics can help alleviate allergy symptoms. Probiotics are found in kefir, yogurt, dark chocolate, pickles and sauerkraut. You can also take a probiotic supplement.
Use a Saline Spray – You can fight allergies before they begin with a saline spray. There was a study done that involved participants who used a saline spray twice a day for three to six weeks. The results of the study showed that the subjects who used the saline spray noticed less congestion.
Eat Less Meat – There was a study done that involved 1,336 subjects without allergies and 334 subjects with allergies They study lasted two years. The results of the study showed that subjects with a lot of oleic acid in their diet were more likely to develop allergies.
Drink Green Tea – Green tea is not only great for losing weight. It can also help alleviate your allergy symptoms. Green tea contains epigallocatechin gallate, which is also known as EGCG. This is an antioxidant that helps block the formation of histamines. Blocking the production of histamines can reduce allergy symptoms.
Take a Fish Oil Supplement – Studies have shown that people who took fish oil have lower levels of leukotrienes in their body. These are chemicals that trigger an allergic reaction. You can reduce leukotriene levels in your body by taking fish oil supplements for one month.
Eliminate Sugar – Sugar can trigger inflammation and promote the formation of mucus. Many people notice a difference after going on a low-sugar diet for 30 days.
Use Bromelain – Bromelain is an enzyme that is found in pineapple. It is also available in the form of a supplement. Bromelain can reduce inflammation and lung swelling. It is best to take two or three capsules per day. You should take Bromelain on an empty stomach.
Use Turmeric – Turmeric is a spice that is often used for cooking. It is a natural decongestant, which is why it is great for treating allergies. In fact, it may be effective for treating allergies as medication.
Take A Hot Shower – The hot steam will temporarily clear out your sinuses. You should take a shower as soon a s you come inside in order to get rid of the outdoor pollen.
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