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Hay Fever

Also indexed as:Allergic Rhinitis, Allergy (Hay Fever), Pollen Allergy, Rhinitis (Allergic), Seasonal Allergy
Sniffling, sneezing, and wheezing? It must be pollen season. If you suffer from hay fever, you can find relief through a number of treatments. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
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Sniffling, sneezing, and wheezing? It must be pollen season. If you suffer from hay fever, you can find relief through a number of treatments. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
  • Try butterbur

    To help with symptoms, take an herbal extract standardized to contain 8 mg of petasin per tablet two or three times a day for two weeks

  • Get relief with nettle leaf

    Ease symptoms by taking 450 mg of nettle leaf capsules or tablets two to three times a day

  • Take an allergy test

    Make an appointment with your healthcare provider or an allergist to find out what airborne agents you may be allergic to and how you can reduce their effects

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