Here’s how to survive allergy season
You don’t have to suffer through spring allergies. In addition to taking allergy medication or any other steps your doctor suggests, you can enjoy the season and keep allergy symptoms from taking over your life with the help of these expert tricks.
Eat a healthy diet
Research suggests that antioxidants found in fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, green tea, and other foods and beverages may help fight inflammation inside your body, which could help control allergies. Other research, including a study published in 2017 in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, suggests that a diet rich in probiotics can also help alleviate allergy symptoms. “Probiotics protect against allergies, but they don’t work immediately so they’re most beneficial when taken long-term,” says Purvi Parikh, MD, an allergist and immunologist at Allergy and Asthma Associates of Murray Hill, in New York City. These are the 20 bizarre things you didn’t know you could be allergic to.