Seasonal allergies suck. What sucks even more is that there’s no real cure or treatment for them; just ways to ease the sniffly, watery-eyed misery. Acupuncture, long used as a alternative treatment for everything from chronic pain to infertility, is another way to improve seasonal allergy symptoms, according to a new study out of Berlin, Germany. More
Topic: seasonal allergies
Summer is fast approaching (and the world heaves a collective sigh of relief), but with the spike in the thermometer’s mercury comes a whole lot of pollination. Oh those randy bumble bees, having so much sex with flowers. It’s almost like they’re bragging. Bzzz! I’m getting laid all the time! I’ll just rub it in your nose, literrally! Hence: allergies.
Antihistamine and allergy medication sales are already following the upward motion of the thermometer, but for many people with a green thumb and green philosophy, resorting to a big-pharma solutions isn’t in keeping with their love of nature. Apparently, trace residues of drugstore antihistamines in wastewater and connecting bodies of water have increased.
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Spring allergies blow. This may be one of the loveliest times of year, but let’s face it – some of us are just plain miserable. Stuffy nose, dry cough, itchy eyes – your face feels like a punching bag. Sound … More
Seasonal Allergies, or Exhaust in Your Lungs? New study deciphers which types of air pollution worsens allergy, cold and flu symptoms in kids. (via EnvrionmentalHealthNews.org)