Fight Spring Allergies with Mocktails

  The first step to fighting Spring allergies is through nutrition. People often forget that food is medicine, and we can help our bodies fight off allergens like pollen, dust, and blooming flowers through the nutrients found in the foods we eat. There are 3 mocktails that are my [...]

How to Prepare for Spring Allergies

If you’re still huddled inside saying “brrr” on a regular basis, it might seem a little early to talk about Spring and the allergies that seem to accompany warmer weather—but not really. Depending on where you live in the US, allergy season can start as early as February (a quick Google search for “when is [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Spring Allergies

For some, the transition between winter and spring signals that colder days have come and gone and bluer, warmer skies are on their way. But for the approximately 36 million people in the United States who suffer from seasonal allergies, the switch of seasons is a bit more daunting. Sneezing, running nose, trouble breathing and [...]

Allergy-Busting Apple, Ginger Tea

Are you struggling with late spring allergies? I love sipping on my warm apple, ginger tea to boost my immune system and keep allergies at bay. This tea is really easy to make, tastes great, and aids digestion too! Made up of our super allergy-fighting foods [read about foods good for busting allergies here] like [...]

Allergy Prevention: Kale Blueberry Pineapple Smoothie

Spring is officially here and with it comes the gorgeous blooms and greenery! But, it’s also time for that car-coating pollen and the typical itchy eyes and runny noses. You may get sick of hearing this from me, but it doesn’t have to be this way! […]

Allergy Prevention: My Strawberry Mocktail

Spring is coming and though many of us are excited for the warm weather, with it comes pollen and allergy season. I tell my patients that the time to start preventing allergies is now. Begin reducing your sugar load to help boost your immune system, get plenty of sleep and of course, spring clean your [...]

Prevent Spring Allergies Now

Allergies affect millions of people. In Atlanta, we see people with allergies all year round, but the worst time of year is the spring because of the pollen. The whole city is covered in a blanket of yellow pollen. The common symptoms I see with my patients are watery eyes, trouble breathing, and a pesky [...]

Breathe Deep: Essential Oils for Allergy Relief

Despite stubbornly frigid temperatures, the daffodils have started to bloom here in Atlanta! For many, these yellow buds are a welcome sign of Spring, but for those with seasonal allergies they are a reminder of the watery eyes, runny nose and chronic fatigue to come.  […]

Allergies: Separating Fact from Fiction – gluten, dairy & genetics

Could gluten and dairy be behind your sniffles and sneezes? Are allergies genetic? Let’s take a look and see what you can do.If you are just now joining us for the Allergy Series, you may want to go back and read:Allergies 101Juicing Your Way Through Allergy SeasonAllergies: Separating Fact From Fiction (Raw Honey, HEPA Filters [...]

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Allergies: Separating Fact from Fiction

Raw Honey, Hepa Filters and The Neti PotToday, we continue our Allergy Series by exploring some commonly held beliefs and separating fact from fiction.  Don’t worry. If you don’t feel like digging through the research, you can find the “short story” at the bottom of each section.Just now joining us? You may want to go back and [...]

2020-03-06T23:34:00-05:00By |Categories: Family Health, Wellness|Tags: , |