How can I fight allergies naturally?
12 Natural Ways to Defeat Allergies
- Shut Out Breezes. It's a gorgeous day.
- Consider Alternative Treatments. Butterbur is one of the most promising and well-researched.
- Wash Up. Each time you walk into your home, you bring small pieces of the outside world with you.
- Wear a Mask.
- Eat Healthy.
- Rinse It Out.
- Drink More.
- Go Natural.
8 Natural Allergy Relief Remedies
- Eat an Anti-Inflammatory, Alkaline Diet. First and foremost, start eating an anti-inflammatory diet to reduce your risk for allergies and many other health problems.
- Local Raw Honey (Bee Pollen)
- Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)
- Neti Pot.
- Stinging Nettle.
- Eucalyptus Oil & Frankincense Oil.
- SBO Probiotics.
- Antihistamine pills and liquids work by blocking histamine to relieve watery, itchy eyes. They include cetirizine (Zyrtec), diphenhydramine (Benadryl), fexofenadine (Allegra), or loratadine (Alavert, Claritin), among others. Some may cause drowsiness.
- The dangers of rubbing your eyes. Rubbing your eyes can also be therapeutic. Pressing down on your eyeball can stimulate the vagus nerve, which slows down your heart rate, relieving stress. However, if you rub your eyes too often or too hard, you can cause damage in a number of ways …
- Being completely blind, with no light perception whatsoever, is extremely rare. Most blind people still get some visual input ranging anywhere from only being able to perceive very bright lights, to quite a lot of vision (the 20/200 threshold of legal blindness).
Allergy Eye Drops Allergy eyedrops are liquid medicines used to treat symptoms of eye allergies. Leukotriene Inhibitors Montelukast (Singulair) is a prescription drug that reduces congestion in your nose, cuts down on sneezing, itching, and eye allergies, and reduces inflammation in your airways.
- The health benefits that normally are associated with Massage Therapy such as stress reduction, improved circulation and improved immunity can improve your tolerance of allergy symptoms. It also can soothe muscles that are tight from coughing and sneezing, giving you relief from allergy-related pain.
- During the first type of skin test, a drop of a suspected allergen is pricked on the surface of the skin. The test is performed on the back or forearm. Many suspected allergens are tested at the same time. If you are allergic to one of the tests, you will have redness and swelling at the test spot.
- Take a cool bath. Apply calamine or another anti-itching lotion three to four times a day to relieve itching. Soothe inflamed areas with oatmeal products or 1 percent hydrocortisone cream. Wash all clothing and shoes in hot water.
Updated: 2nd October 2019