Decrease refined carbohydrates. Carbohydrates can cause insulin resistance which can place the body into an inflamed state where allergies propagate.
Eat as many raw vegetables as possible, but watch for foods that worsen the allergies
Dairy can be a big problem for people who are prone to asthma and allergies
Use an air purifier and vacuum regularly. When choosing an air purifier always choose a “HEPA” filter and choose the filter with the largest filter screen. Consumers Report tested many different filters and brand and, in the end, there was little difference between the brands. The BIGGEST factor for how effective the filter was turned out to be the size of the HEPA filter. The filter system that we recommend is called Intelli-Air by Surround Air.
Drink plenty of water. When the body gets even slightly dehydrated it will produce excessive histamine and any histamine released into the blodd will be concentrated.
Use a netty pot twice daily, in the evening and morning, to flush allergens out of the sinuses.
EurOmega-3 Tablets – Dosage: 2 Tablets Daily – Omega-3 fatty acids are one of the most important supplements for people suffering with any kind of excess inflammation, such as allergies. EurOmega is one of the best omega-3 supplements on the market. It’s very easy to take, doesn’t repeat on you, is free from rancidity and heavy metals and delivers the perfect amount of omega-3 in just 2 tablets daily.
Natural D-Hist by Orthomolecular Products.Dosage: 2 Capsules twice daily (up to 2 capsules three times daily if needed). D-Hist is a comprehensive allergy formula and the most effective natural product that we’ve found for normalizing allergy symptoms.
FastBlock Allergy Relief Sinus Spray Directions: Spray the powder into each nostril four times daily. This nasal powder is made up of unmedicated cellulose, which forms a gel barrier over the allergy receptors within the sinus cavity so that allergens are blocked from entering the body and causing problems.
I'm a licensed pharmacist specializing in natural approaches to health and disease. I have hosted the weekly radio show on Wake Up Healthy for almost 20 years on WCBM 680 every Sunday from 10-11 AM EST. You can listen anywhere in the world by downloading the WCBM app.