Did you know trees produce pollen in Vancouver predominantly from February until July? So yes, seasonal allergy season is here.  

If you dread the arrival of spring and fall because of seasonal allergies, don’t worry; you’re not alone!

Seasonal allergies affect millions of people worldwide and can be a real hassle. However, with the right tips and tricks, you can survive seasonal allergies and enjoy the beautiful season without discomfort.

This blog post will share tips to help you combat seasonal allergies and make the most of the season.

Tips to Help You Survive Allergy Season

Tips to Help You Survive Allergy Season

  • Keep Your Home Clean

Keeping your home clean can significantly reduce the number of allergens in the air. Vacuuming and dusting regularly can help get rid of dust and other allergens. If you have pets, bathe them regularly and if possible keep them off the furniture. Use air filters to trap airborne allergens and prevent them from circulating in your home.

  • Stay Hydrated

Drinking plenty of water can help flush out allergens from your system. Make sure to drink at least eight glasses of water a day to stay hydrated. You can also drink herbal teas, such as nettle tea, to help relieve allergy symptoms.

  • Identify Your Triggers

The first step in dealing with seasonal allergies is to identify your triggers. For example, you may be allergic to pollen, dust, mould, or other environmental allergens. Once you know your triggers, you can take steps to avoid them or minimize exposure. For instance, if you’re allergic to pollen, you can check the pollen count before going outside and wear a mask or sunglasses to prevent pollen from entering your nose and eyes.

  • Try Natural Remedies

There are plenty of options if you’re looking for natural remedies to help with your seasonal allergies. For example, eating organic honey can help build immunity to pollen, and apple cider vinegar can help reduce inflammation. You can also try using essential oils, such as lavender, eucalyptus, or peppermint, which can help relieve allergy symptoms.

  • Use Nasal Sprays and Antihistamines

Nasal sprays and antihistamines can help relieve allergy symptoms, such as sneezing, itching, and runny nose. However, consult your doctor before taking any medication to ensure it’s safe and effective.

In conclusion, seasonal allergies can be a nuisance, but they don’t have to ruin your favourite seasons.

You can survive seasonal allergies and enjoy the beautiful weather by identifying your triggers, keeping your home clean, staying hydrated, using nasal sprays and antihistamines, and trying natural remedies. So, don’t let allergies hold you back; get out there and have fun!

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