Itchy throat and nose, coughing, sneezing and watery eyes are common symptoms during a cold. It may come as a surprise to some that people with allergies deal with these symptoms all the time, especially during seasonal changes. Learn how to fight your allergic triggers with the tips in this article.
If you are one of the millions who suffer from allergies, you probably should change your air filters in your air conditioner every month. The manufacturers usually will say to change every three months, but if you have problem allergies, you should do it more often to ensure all allergens are trapped before being dispersed through your home.
You really should not be engaging in yard work if you have allergies. No matter how much it is needed, or you may enjoy it. Mowing, raking and pruning will expose you to a ton of allergens. Trade off those tasks with another family member, roommate, or friend who can help you to avoid working too much in the yard.
Know the outdoor plants you are allergic to and check the calendar! You should know this information, if you can plan outdoor activities. This way, you can plan them on what days you should be taking your allergy medicine or packing some with you for the day.
Too many people let their allergies limit what they can do. This doesn’t have to be the case. There is no reason to stop taking those hikes you used to love or stop playing games with your kids out in the yard. Fight those allergies and get a good handle on them. Make an appointment with an allergist and figure out the best treatment that will help you the most.
Avoiding allergy triggers is the simplest treatment for folks allergic to foods like peanuts or strawberries. It can be quite difficult to manage an allergy to pollen or pet dander. Put these tips in your memory so you don’t have to suffer through the symptoms.