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Hay Fever

Researchers Have a Nose for How Probiotics Could Affect Hay Fever

Posted November 27, 2013

A study has shown that a daily probiotic drink changed how cells lining the nasal passages of hay fever sufferers reacted to a single out-of-season challenge. However, it did not lead to significant changes in hay fever symptoms, although this challenge test may not have accurately represented natural allergen exposure.

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Hayfever & Allergy

Posted October 14, 2013

Hayfever is an allergic disorder characterized by nasal discharge, sneezing, itching and difficulty breathing through the nose. The primary part of the body affected by the allergic reaction is the membrane lining of the nasal passages, which becomes swollen and uncomfortable. The hayfever sufferer reacts to airborne foreign materials, mainly pollens and molds.

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Simple home remedies for hayfever and allergies

Posted August 12, 2013

More than 10 million Americans suffer from allergy and hay fever symptoms. Spring, summer and fall produce a wide variety of tree, flower and grass pollens. These pollens in turn create a wide variety of symptoms ranging from nasal congestion, runny nose, itchy eyes, headaches, insomnia and depression. Complications can also arise such as bronchitis, sinusitis and earaches. There are many home remedies that you can use to relieve your symptoms as well as various homeopathic remedies that are available over the counter.

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Acupuncture Pins Hay Fever, but Briefly

Posted February 19, 2013

An 8-week course of acupuncture had statistically significant but short-lived benefits for people with seasonal allergic rhinitis, researchers reported. The improvements in quality of life and use of rescue medication were small and of “uncertain” clinical significance, according to Benno Brinkhaus, MD, of Charité-University Medical Center in Berlin, and colleagues.

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How to beat hay fever naturally

Posted October 15, 2012

Seasonal hay fever or allergic rhinitis is one of the most common chronic respiratory conditions in this country, affecting three million Australians. Hay fever is typically a reaction to pollen from trees, grasses and weeds that makes the immune system believe pollen is a harmful invader, triggering production of the antibody immunoglobulin E.

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Vitamin K is KEY

Posted April 30, 2012

Not much emphasis is usually given to vitamin K, even by the wellness experts. Vitamin K is unique among the vitamins as it is the only vitamin that can be produced within the human body. By definition, a vitamin is a substance that cannot be produced by human cells.

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