Nip Seasonal Allergies in the Bud

Author: Dr. Quinte Naturopathic Centre on 21 January 2010

Studies have shown that about 7 million Canadians suffer from allergies or allergic illness, and the number is steadily growing.

Allergic reactions are the immune system overreacting to allergens — for example, food, pollen, grass, weeds, dander, etc. — that trigger symptoms such as sneezing, wheezing, runny eyes, stuffy nose, coughing, and itching. Asthma, hives, hay fever, seasonal allergies, and eczema are all examples of allergy disorders.

Contrary to what many people think, allergens aren’t the cause of allergic reactions or symptoms. They are simply triggers. Allergic reactions are usually due to an imbalance in the body, such as intestinal disorders, too many toxins in the body, a weak and toxic liver, a high acidic pH, and poor diet.

How Can You Decrease Your Allergic Reactions?

In light of the above information as to what are the root causes of your reactions, here are several things you can do to lessen your allergic reactions:

  1. Avoid mucus-forming foods, e.g., dairy, bananas, or sweets;
  2. Balance the immune system in the digestive tract with probiotics;
  3. Check your pH and avoid acid-forming foods;
  4. Have your adrenal glands checked by a naturopathic doctor;
  5. Have your toxicity level checked by a naturopathic doctor.

How You Can Relieve Your Allergy Symptoms: Supplement Spotlight

There are effective alternatives to medication for treating allergy symptoms. One such remedy is homeopathic, called Pascallerg, by Pascoe. Pasallerg has proven effective for decades in treating the following allergy symptoms: hay fever, asthma, allergic skin reactions, and food intolerances. It has no negative side effects and is safe for all ages above 1 year old.

Pascallerg is effective in preventing and treating seasonal allergies but also other allergies. It can be taken preventatively up to three times a day. For acute relief it can be taken up to 12 times daily.

For more information and to confirm whether or not this supplement is the best course of action for you, consult a naturopathic doctor. If you’re local, contact us at 613-966-9660 or using the form on our contact page here on the site.

Allergies can be reduced or eliminated altogether. No matter how common they are, you do not have to suffer them!

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