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Seasonal allergy symptom relief during allergy season

By Emily Martin, Allergychoices

While pollen levels are on the rise, so are seasonal allergy symptoms. For some patients, seasonal allergy symptoms can still occur while the immune system is in the process of building their allergic tolerance using sublingual immunotherapy. For those who haven’t started immunotherapy yet, it can be even worse. To avoid days of miserable allergy symptoms during the heat of pollen season, here are some things you can do to lessen your coughing, sniffling, and sneezing.

Medications and other remedies:

Mike Kachel, RPh, Allergychoices Pharmacy Director, offered a few suggestions to help allergy sufferers address temporary symptoms before long-term tolerance is built. In addition to taking your drops, Mike suggests taking over-the-counter medications or natural remedies to lessen your symptoms and provide relief, while still building your allergic tolerance. Some things to try are:

Spending the day inside?

While most seasonal allergies are triggered outdoors, there are things you can do inside to keep your symptoms from flaring up.

Enjoying the summer sun outdoors?

If you know you are going to be spending the day outside, it is important that you prepare accordingly to avoid allergic reactions to outdoor pollens. Mike also offers a few tips to help make your day outside more enjoyable:

While seasonal allergies can be challenging, these tips and tricks can make building your allergic tolerance even easier. It is also important to make sure to take your allergy drops three times a day, every day, so you can be on your way to allergy relief that treats the root cause of your allergy. Want to find a provider near you trained in custom sublingual immunotherapy?

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