Tag: hay fever

Allergies, hay fever and, seasonal inflammation; skip the Zyrtec and try this healthy approach instead.

Allergies, hay fever, and seasonal inflammation; skip the Zyrtec and try this healthy approach instead. We are in the middle of hay fever season, and people sensitive to grass and pollen are suffering. Allergic rhinitis causes an inflammatory response in the body within minutes of exposure.  The symptoms feed on themselves as the body reacts, sometimes violently with watery eyes, swollen sinuses and you feel miserable. While many of us have looked to medications such as Sudafed which works but will keep you up and make you feel wired, or Zyrtec which will make you feel like you have a Read More »

Allergies, control those attacks better with Nettle, minus the side effects.

Allergies, control those attacks better with Nettle, minus the side effects. Blowing and bagging leaves often has a bad side effect; allergy symptoms. The change of weather also has a similar effect on many of us as well as the blooming of the trees in the spring. Of course, there are other things that set off an allergy attack which can assure a night or nights and days of misery, with watery eyes, sneezing and sinus irritability, otherwise known as hay fever. Most of us have used Sudafed, as well as other medications designed to handle our bodies overzealous response Read More »