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HAY FEVER

Date Added: September 28, 2009 11:07:16 PM
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Category: Allergies: Hay Fever-Rhinitis

Hay fever allergies (seasonal allergic rhinitis) are an allergic reaction which affects over 20% of the people living in the world. Since this hay fever allergies happen in haying season due to male cells of flowering plants. However, pollen from garden flowers usually doesn't cause allergies as this type of pollen is large and waxy and more often carried by insects. Very light small, dry pollens produced by trees, grasses, and weeds can spread in with the wind and lead to allergic reaction to allergens in the air. Other examples of airborne allergens is due to, dust, and animal skin.

Hay fever treatment

Hay fever is very common and does not require medical treatment all the times. The right way for hay fever treatment is to start with self care at home following the below mentioned steps. Ginger with warm salt water, having 1-2 tablespoon of table salt in a glass of water. If sneezing is also present use Benadryl syrup to relieve symptoms of sneezing, runny nose, irritating throat. If you have stuffy nose use Benadryl syrup along with decongestant such as Actifed to get relieve.

Hay fever medicine

Most of us know that hay fever is an allergic problem and it becomes prominent in allergy season (haying season). Thus for more allergy symptoms we need more allergy medicines. Nasal sprays, Benadryl syrup, Actifed are the common hay fever medicine used for treatment, however the choice again depend from patient to patient.

Hay fever remedies

Hay fever, as we know is an allergic rhinitis, means that your immune system overreacts to normally harmless substances in the air, resulting in symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing, and an itchy nose. Most common Hay Fever remedies is to eat a balance diet. According to Chinese the major cause of hay fever is due to poor immune system also known as defense system. They treat immune system with herbals and unblock nose by acupuncture. They believe that energy comes from nutrition. They believe that power is needed to operate anything. “Just like power, our power is from the food we eat—and sleeping. Chinese also believe that different foods have “different temperatures “which is not coincident with western ideology. For an ailment which is due to cold for example runny nose and cough they suggest ginger, shallot soup. Similarly if an ailment is hot like soaring throat they suggest cucumber and banana. Also impaired digestion can lower your defense system. Similarly metabolism system in your body plays an important role. Lack of exercise also diminishes your defense system. Herbs are thus prescribed for multiple factors. There are hundred and one different kinds of herbs and they can be used singly or in combination with others. Most popular Chinese herbal medicines are bupleurum, Chinese skullcap, ginger, licorice and ginseng and they are using them for hay fever.

Hay fever cure

It is very difficult to get your child or an adult to agree to stay shut up at home for several weeks of flowering season. But you can prevent the sufferer from going out on long walks in woods during peak of haying season, especially in windy weather unless they have with some allergy remedy, antihistamines. Some people feel more uncomfortable in Hay Fever cure for dry windy weather than in rainy windy weather. People are also advised to abstain from those things which trigger their allergic conditions. For hay fever cough Benadryl syrup is normally recommended by many doctors for preliminary treatment.   

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