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What allergy medication works best for you?

  1. hildred profile image75
    hildredposted 6 years ago

    What allergy medication works best for you?

    It's allergy season for many people and that means heading to the pharmacy for something to take care of the itchiness, the runny noses / sneezing, and the swelling eyes. Some people find solace with home remedies or just "riding it out", but for everyone else, what type of medicine works best for you?

    I usually take one Benadryl for the day and am good to go. I'm fortunate that I don't get the drowsy side effect.

  2. Georgie Lowery profile image93
    Georgie Loweryposted 6 years ago

    I've taken a Zyrtec a day for a couple of years for a weird skin condition. It's a 24 hour med, and I take it before I go to sleep. Pollen and dust allergies will still occasionally aggravate me, though.

  3. TheLifeExperiment profile image57
    TheLifeExperimentposted 6 years ago

    Claritin works pretty well for me! I've been taking it for years.

  4. artist101 profile image69
    artist101posted 5 years ago

    https://usercontent2.hubstatic.com/6786527_f260.jpg

    For me I take QBC, a natural antihistamine, that allieviates allergies very well. It is a digestive enzymes that digests proteins. It is the proteins in the allergen that cause your immune system to react. So, aiding in the digestion of protein, would thereby cause less stress on the immune system.
    Q=Quercitin, derived from plants=antihistamine
    B=bromelain, derived from pineapple=digestive enzyme
    C=vitamin C=natural and effective antihistamine.
    The other ways to alleviate the allergic response:
    Beta glucan to calm the immune system.
    Minute doses under the tongue of the offending allergan. Much in the same way that an immunoligist gives minute doses in a shot, once aweek. To get the immune system to calm down. Kind of "the hair of the dog that bit you" without a needle.
    All explained in greater detail in my article:http://artist101.hubpages.com/hub/Is-it-a-cold-or-allergy

 
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