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Fight nature with nature to beat hayfever symptoms

by Sonia Chartier, on 17 April 2017, Allergies
hayfever-symptoms

Hayfever season usually kicks off around the middle of spring, often heralding a world of discomfort and unpleasantness for hayfever sufferers.

However, just as you may blame nature for your misery, nature can also play an important role in easing your symptoms…

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Allergy Season: Can there be good and bad seasons for allergies?

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 16 March 2017, Allergies
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If there’s one predictable quality about seasonal allergies, it is that you can bank on their arrival during the spring and fall of each year.

Less predictable these days, however, is the severity of seasonal allergy symptoms….

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7 nutritional tips to help you survive the allergy season

by Sonia Chartier, on 21 February 2017, Allergies, Healthy Eating
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What should you be eating this allergy season?

If you spend your summer sneezing and sniffling and avoiding the outdoors for fear of that dreaded pollen in the air, then it’s time to look at your diet!

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Pet Allergies & Natural Remedies

by Sonia Chartier, on 19 March 2014, Allergies
Pet allergies

Stats about Pet Allergies

Fifteen per cent of people are allergic to pets, such as cats and dogs. These allergies are caused not by hair but by a protein found in the pets’ dead skin flakes (dander), oils, saliva or urine. When these allergens become airborne, they land on the lining of the eyes or nose or are inhaled directly into the lungs causing irritation.

Sadly, short-haired pets do not cause less of a problem to those suffering with allergies as the dander, is still present.

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