I hate Allergies!! Who else has them?

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  1. juzi1986

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    UGH!! I hate all the pollen in the air. Red, watery eyes, runny nose, itchy skin, scratchy throat, it's all the worse. Who else has allergies and absolutely cannont stand it?
     
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  2. momofboys

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    Seriously, I can't stand them either. Especially cuz I'm nursing my baby so I can't take anything; Although, vitamin C and raw honey have helped so much. Do you have food allergies too?
     
  3. thetincook

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    I stopped living in places with dogs or cats. Minimized carpets, and vacuumed often. For some reason, it helped with seasonal allergies. (and asthma)

    I guess with all the other stuff bombarding me, I was more susceptible to the pollen.
     
  4. gourmetm

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    Some folks swear by body cleanses to keep allergy symptoms down. Ever tried them?
     
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  5. leeniek

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    I hate them too... and for me it's the worst in the fall not the spring or summer.
     
  6. john dt

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    I've moved so many times within the U.S., always thinking I'd be escaping regional pollens, but I'm allergic to pollen everywhere /img/vbsmilies/smilies/frown.gif.
     
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  7. john dt

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    Any particular recommendations re. those cleanses?
     
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  8. gourmetm

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    Every friend who has reported positive results from a cleanse has used a different brand--there are so many out there to choose from and I can't remember the names! I would imagine that a health food store or vitamin shop salesperson would be knowledgeable about the pros and cons of individual brands, unless, of course, someone else in this forum can offer a recommendation?
     
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  9. chefchezmoi

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    Ever tried eating locally-raised honey? I tried this after I moved to California and was exposed to some unfamiliar allergens. I can't say that it definitely worked, but I did notice a reduction in symptoms after a few weeks. Plus, it's tasty!
     
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    My eyes water every morning I drive in to work and I don't bother with any over the counter meds.  Non-drowsy ones aren't strong enough and I can't risk using stronger drowsy meds while driving my ebike or at work so I just suffer though it each year...and thats just seasonal allergies from pollen.  Cat dandruff...if my allergies were any stronger, it'd be fatal.  Takes a mere 10-15mins of exposer for it to start and easily lasts a whole day. 
     
  11. gourmetm

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    google "medinose" its red light therapy, basically turns you into rudolf for a few minutes a day but the results are stunningly effective! i dont claim to know how it works, but i do know that it does.

    or use a beclomethasone nasal spray
     
  13. john dt

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    I'm interested: how do know it works? Do you use it yourself or have you hear from others that it does?
     
  14. the_seraphim

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    i have (had) the worst allergies, i would sneewe every few minutes, my nose runs with the consistency of egg whites, my eyes itch etc

    2 months into the ledinose treatment and my symptoms were non existant, this year i only had to use a nasal spray for a couple of weeks due to sneezing but thats it!

    so im telling you from personal experience its a miracle
     
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  15. yummyspice

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    I've had allergies to pollens, mold spores and ragweed my whole life.  I have to take benadryl daily and year round.  In the past 5 years I've also developed occasional hives.  Fun times.  /img/vbsmilies/smilies/thumb.gif