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  • Healthwest Team

Along with the beauty of spring comes allergies

As the temperature rises and flowers start to bloom, a sense of rejuvenation fills the air. However, along with the beauty of spring comes an unwelcome guest: allergies.

Are you tired of constantly sneezing, rubbing your itchy eyes, and feeling like you have a never-ending cold? If so, you may be one of the millions of people who suffer from hay fever.


Commonly known as allergic rhinitis, hay fever is an allergic reaction to pollen from trees, grasses, and weeds. It can cause a variety of uncomfortable symptoms that can significantly impact your daily life.


In this article, we will explore the most common hay fever symptoms and discuss effective strategies for managing them.


New research published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology reveals that Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a common bacteria, plays a role in respiratory inflammation leading to allergies, asthma, and other respiratory conditions.


This bacterium triggers white blood cells to release high levels of histamine, causing the typical symptoms of allergies such as red and itchy eyes, swollen skin, runny nose, and painful nasal passages.

One effective way to battle allergies is to be proactive in controlling your environment. Keep your windows closed on high-pollen days to prevent allergens from entering your home. Invest in air purifiers with HEPA filters to clean the air inside your house and minimise allergens.


In addition to environmental control, taking care of yourself is crucial in alleviating allergy symptoms. Eating a healthy diet rich in anti-inflammatory foods such as fruits, vegetables, and omega-3 fatty acids can boost your immune system and reduce allergic responses.


Regular exercise helps improve lung function, clears nasal passages, and reduces inflammation—all factors that contribute to minimising allergy symptoms.


By arming yourself with these strategies for combating allergies during springtime, you'll be better equipped to enjoy this delightful season without constantly battling the pollen around you.


Healthwest has developed a solution to help with these pesky allergies - Ionic Silver Nasal Spray Plus. This product can provide much-needed relief for allergy sufferers and help them enjoy the wonders of spring without the constant discomfort.


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