Ragweed Allergy Relief
What can I do to cure, prevent or relieve Ragweed Allergy?
Unfortunately there is no direct cure for ragweed allergy. By avoiding direct contact with the Ragweed plant you are going to significantly reduce the chances of experiencing the symptoms at their worst.
The fact that the pollen is so easily airborne makes it very difficult to prevent yourself from coming into any contact at all and therefore experiencing milder symptoms. Remember:
- The more time you spend outside the more chance there is of inhaling the Ragweed pollen through the air. Peak times for pollen are 10am through 4pm
- When you are indoors do not leave windows open!
- Do not hang washing outside to dry because it can collect the pollen from the air.
- When you are making any journeys try to use your car as opposed to walking and do not have the windows wound down.
By keeping up to date with the pollen count in your area you can at the very least make yourself aware of which days are most likely to bring about symptoms when you are outside for prolonged periods of time. Regional pollen counts are often displayed on your local weather bulletin or can be found easily online.
If you reside in an area where Ragweed is an issue then perhaps moving to a different area may be a long term solution. Or at the very least ensure that during the summer and autumn months when the pollen season is at it's worst, spend time abroad.
If you have Ragweed around your property then trying to remove the plant is the logical thing to do. Manually uprooting Ragweed, sometimes shown in the media for public awareness purposes, promises more than it can actually deliver. It is ineffective, and skin contact may cause just cause full-blown hay fever symptoms in those with latent ragweed hypersensitivity. Having said that, ragweed is best uprooted in late spring, before the flowering season and before a strong root system has developed. There is evidence that mechanical and chemical control methods are actually no more effective in the long run than leaving the weed alone.
Ragweed Allergy / Hayfever Relief
Visit your local chemist or pharmacy and ask for medication for Ragweed Allergy Relief/Hayfever Relief. There are several treatments available such as antihistamine and piriton tablets which can also be bought online. These can reduce the allergic symptoms.
Also, a range of nasal sprays and eye drops are available to battle the effects of the allergy. These can all be very effective methods. Decongestant tablets and sprays will help relieve a stuffy, blocked nose with catarrh, but can cause rebound blocking and should be used for short periods only.
It may also be wise to consult a doctor who may advise allergy shots which can help your immune system to tackle the allergens and therefore your body will not suffer as drastically. This treatment however does involve purposely exposing yourself to the allergens by injection in order to help the body learn to fight them. This method is often referred to as immunotherapy.
As we have discussed in depth on this site, ragweed allergy is the most common form of hayfever and causes millions of people world wide to suffer throughout the ragweed and hayfever season.
The symptoms of ragweed allergy and hayfever are the body's over-reaction to pollen and you cannot choose for your body to stop acting in this unnecessary way. However, through the use of hypnosis it is possible to re-train your body in order to calm it's allergic response so that it does not act this way and this can genuinely ease your symptoms more effectively than continuously dosing yourself up with drugs or locking yourself in the house for months on end.
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