7 Tips Can Prevent Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

7 Tips that can prevent seasonal allergy symptoms

 

The most common forms of allergies comes from dust and pollen. With every changing of seasons comes pollen. This triggers allergies in many people.

Weather is also an important factor to affect on many people, therefore you must know the weather forecast. Weather and NOAA can help you.

Symptoms of seasonal allergies include stuffy or runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, congestion, hives, and itchy nose, eyes, or mouth.

Allergies and allergy medications generally affect the blood glucose levels, therefore, your goal is to prevent the symptoms before they start.

Here are some tips to avoiding the common allergens.

 

  1#   Avoid peak pollen hours

 

Pollen is the main cause of seasonal allergies.

Pollens are tiny, powdery grains that are released from the flowering plants that are carried by the winds or insects to pollinate other plants.

When it is present in the air, it can land on your eyes, nose, lungs, and skin. This triggers allergic reactions.

It is very easy to control allergens (dust and mold) in your house than to control pollen which is blowing around the air.

However, there are steps that you can take to minimize your exposure to pollen. The level of pollen changes from day to day.

Check out the allergy forecast and stay indoors with the windows closed. This is usually from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Lock the car doors if you are driving.

 

  2#   Keep the house clean

 

Dust mites and pet dander can cause severe reaction to people suffering from allergic reactions.

Dust surfaces and wash bedding and clothes regularly during these seasons.

Make sure that your vacuum has a clean air filter, and if it develops symptoms while cleaning you might want to leave the house for a few hours.

 

  3#   Dry clothes Inside

 

Pollen can irritate your skin, causing dry, itchy rashes.

Towels, clothes and bed sheets that you hang outside can collect pollen spores thus leading to bad allergic reactions.

If it is possible, always use a clothes dryer. If not, hang the clothes in the evening when the pollen count is low.

 

  4#   Keep your shoes in one place (preferably near the door)

 

The outdoor allergies can be tracked in on shoes. This further spreads them throughout the home.

You should learn to keep shoes by the door (either inside or outside). Also, have a specific shoes for walking indoors or let everyone wear socks.

Clean all shoes occasionally if possible or wipe them with a wet piece of cloth.

 

  5#   Get a dehumidifier

 

Dehumidifiers help in controlling the indoors breathing environment when the environment outside is affecting the house.

In case you are required to use one, consult with your doctor and get the recommended one. Also, invest in a quality one.

 

  6#   Reduce incoming pollutants

 

Keeping the doors and windows closed is an easy way to reduce allergens at home.

A good air conditioner will help you to cut down the in-house exposure to allergens that might be brought about by strong winds.

If keeping the windows closed in not a good ideas then you should invest in a good screen. Make sure the windows and door screens are clean always.

 

  7#   Wipe your Electronics

 

In this digital age we have numerous numbers of electronics that have a huge surface area to gather allergens.

To reduce indoors allergens, wipe down the electronics regularly with the proper electronics cleaning equipment.

Canned air can also be used to spray the allergens that may be trapped inside the machines.

 

7 Tips Can Prevent Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

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