5 Ways To Conquer Summer Allergies

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If you have seasonal allergies, then you already know how miserable this time of year can be. A runny nose, sore throat, itchy eyes and nonstop sneezing combined with the heat and humidity leads to one miserable summer. But, what if  there was a way – a couple of ways actually – that you could relieve your symptoms? Well, you’re in luck because here are five surefire ways to help ease your symptoms so that you can actually enjoy your summer.

1. Get in the cleaning mood.

Are you a pack rat? If you answered “yes,” then it may be time to throw away some stuff, have a garage sale or donate it to your church or local Goodwill since clutter does nothing but collect dust, making your allergy symptoms worse. Be sure to wear a mask as you’re clearing things out.

2. Switch up your diet.

Did you know that eating certain foods can trigger allergy symptoms? No? Well, now you know. So, if you’re allergic to pollen, stay away from kiwi, apples, peaches, plums, cherries, carrots and almonds. Allergic to ragweed? Avoid bananas, melons and tomatoes. To learn more, visit the BlackDoctor.org Allergy center. For some specific foods that help reliever allergy symptoms, be sure to check out this article.