Allergies

Seasonal Allergies – Myths and facts!!!

Desert Climate Cure Allergies
Desert Climate Cure Allergies

Myth: You need not pack and move to escape allergies. Changing climates can affect your allergic reactions up to an extent. The ragweed pollens and grass are found everywhere. Once you move, you may react to different allergens.

Flowers Trigger Allergies
Flowers Trigger Allergies

Myth: Some florists with continuous exposure to flowers can react to allergies. However, very few people suffer from allergic reactions caused due to flowers. It’s not the flowers that cause an allergy, it is the pollen produced by weeds, grasses, and trees that is picked by breezes and is transmitted through air.

No Pollen at the Beach
No Pollen at the Beach

Myth: Beaches have lower pollen counts generally. However, grasses and weeds in the beach are found as far as 400 miles out to sea. Even if it’s a short walk or drive away from the sand, it would expose you to the region’s pollen.

Pollen Counts Prediction
Pollen Counts Prediction

Fact: Pollen counts can help in determining the amount of pollen grains in a specific amount of air in a specific amount of time. You can use this pollen count tool for minimizing your pollen allergies.

Honey Reduces Allergies
Honey Reduces Allergies

Myth: This theory of having local honey to reduce allergies is anecdotal. It is believed that the pollen content in honey inoculates them against an allergic reaction. Unlike the allergy shots, pollens present in honey may not have the one that is affecting you.

No Childhood Allergies – No allergies in Adulthood!
No Childhood Allergies – No allergies in Adulthood!

Myth: Allergies usually begin in childhood, but that does not mean that you may not develop a reaction in your adult period. Some of the allergic reactions occur once you are exposed to a new environment or when you encounter new allergens.

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