Chiropractic can help ease the immune response. By Trier Family Chiropractic
Since your brain is the master controller of your nervous system and your nervous system controls your immune system, it's important to make sure it is working at it's optimum level. Any misalignments of your spine will reduce the bodies ability to compensate due to stress. By keeping your spine in alignment it reduce the inflammatory response your body goes through which helps reduce the negative stresses that your body esperiences especially during allergy season. By minimizing the stress they body is under allows it to deal with the stress from allergies.; thus reducing they symptoms of allergies.
Relieve seasonal allergies with these tried-and-true techniques. By Mayo Clinic Staff
Spring means flower buds and blooming trees and if you're one of the millions of people who have seasonal allergies, it
also means sneezing, congestion, runny nose and other bothersome symptoms.
Seasonal allergies also called hay fever and allergic rhinitis can make you
miserable. But before you settle for plastic flowers and artificial turf, try
these simple strategies to keep seasonal allergies under control.
To reduce your exposure to the things that
trigger your allergy signs and symptoms (allergens):
- Stay indoors on dry,
windy days the best time to go outside is after a good rain, which helps
clear pollen from the air.
- Delegate lawn mowing,
weed pulling and other gardening chores that stir up allergens.
- Remove clothes you've
worn outside; you may also want to shower to rinse pollen from your skin and
- Don't hang laundry
outside pollen can stick to sheets and towels.
- Wear a dust mask if
you do outside chores.
Take extra steps when
pollen counts are highBy Mayo Clinic Staff
Seasonal allergy signs and symptoms can flare
up when there's a lot of pollen in the air. These steps can help you reduce
- Check your local TV or
radio station, your local newspaper, or the Internet for pollen forecasts and
current pollen levels.
- If high pollen counts
are forecasted, start taking allergy medications before your symptoms start.
- Close doors and
windows at night or any other time when pollen counts are high.
- Avoid outdoor activity
in the early morning when pollen counts are highest.
Keep indoor air clean -By Mayo Clinic Staff
There's no miracle product that can eliminate
all allergens from the air in your home, but these suggestions may help:
- Use the air
conditioning in your house and car.
- If you have forced air
heating or air conditioning in your house, use high-efficiency filters and
follow regular maintenance schedules.
- Keep indoor air dry
with a dehumidifier.
- Use a portable
high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter in your bedroom.
- Clean floors often
with a vacuum cleaner that has a HEPA filter.
(part of this is from the MayoClinic website for the full article : http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hay-fever/in-depth/seasonal-allergies/ART-20048343?pg=1