Itchy eyes? Sore throat? Runny nose? Welcome to allergy season. Over-the-counter medicines will ease your symptoms, but some natural remedies may be the key to your relief, as well. Natural treatments can't replace your allergy medications, but they can work alongside them. Here are a few to consider trying:
Hygiene Is Everything.
Each time you walk into your home, you bring small pieces of the outside world with you. After being outdoors, your clothes, shoes, hair, and skin are covered with tiny particles from everywhere you’ve been. Take a shower to wash away any allergens. Leave your shoes at the door, too.
Water Will Give You Relief.
If you feel stuffy or have a postnasal drip from your allergies, drink lots of H2O. While this might seem like a no-brainer, the extra liquid can thin the mucus in your nasal passages and give you some relief. Tired of water? Warm fluids, like teas and broths, have an added benefit— steam.
Keep the Cleaning Products Natural.
Keeping your home clean is one of the best ways to avoid indoor allergens since harsh chemicals can irritate your nasal passages and aggravate your symptoms. You can make natural cleaners with everyday ingredients, like vinegar or baking soda. Then, use a vacuum cleaner that has a HEPA filter to trap allergens.
At The Sidney at Morningside Apartments in Atlanta, Georgia, our goal is to help you maintain a balanced life. The first step? We promise to keep you up-to-speed on fun activities, creative arts and crafts projects, and new recipes that you and your family are sure to love.