Topic: seasonal allergies

Beat Seasonal Allergies, The Green (And Drug-Free) Way

Beat Seasonal Allergies, The Green (And Drug-Free) Way

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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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)