Today’s podcast is on Seasonal Allergies. Millions of us suffer from pollens, molds, trees, grasses and weeds, and like many of you we turn to some kind antihistamine off the shelf. Many of these can have adverse effects on your kidneys and liver. On today’s show we are going to talk about some alternatives to going down that road.
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Things you can do to prepare for allergy season:
Get a homeopathic remedy for the zone you live in. Look for trees, grasses, weeds or a mold mix. Some brands have both molds and tree, grass, and weed pollen. Start several weeks in advance Do a liver cleanse before allergy season or try doing one quarterly. Cut back on sugar, bread/grains, dairy, processed foods, and other proinflammatory foods. Eat fresh fruits and veggies high in antioxidants, vitamin c, and bioflavonoids. Exercise lightly and manage stress to the best of your ability. Take adaptogenic herbs to help support a healthy inflammation response. Consume or supplement with omega 3's to help support a healthy inflammation response. Use anti-inflammatory herbs like Turmeric, in particular standardized or concentrated turmeric or curcumaniods. Get adequate Vitamin C Get adequate Vitamin D Supplement with Colostrum and probiotics.
Things that help you cope with allergies:
Quercetin Stinging Nettles Leaf Bromelain Turmeric (Preferably standardized Curcuminoids or Turmeric concentrate or extract) N-Acetyl L-Cysteine Use a Neti Pot or saline rinse. Saline or Homeopathic allergy eye drops Drink Lemon Water
Things that can help with sinus problems:
Andrographis Thyme Berberine Netti Pot and Netti Salt (Try adding Grapefruit seed extract or oregano oil, but make sure to use the right amount!) Grape Fruit Seed Extract Oregano Oil Colloidal Silver Probiotics Drink Lemon Water