10 Ways to Have a Happier Allergy Season

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Dr. Dean Mitchell was recently featured in the “10 Strategies for a Happier Allergy Season” on RealSimple which lists out 10 ways to make it through allergy season.

In the article, Tula Karras lists out some great ways to make it through allergy season without feeling miserable. Below are a few of the strategies listed in the article including the one Dr. Mitchell was quoted on.

  • Take probiotics daily
  • Ditch antibacterial soap
  • Buy a helpful houseplan to get rid of carcinogens
  • Use sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) drops to reduce allergy symptoms
    (this is Dr. Mitchell’s allergy treatment recommendation)
  • Soak up Vitamin D
  • Run, pedal and walk from your allergies

Workouts can lessen symptoms of allergies such as nasal congestion, itchy eyes and sneezing according to a study conducted by Jettanong Klaewsongkram. For allergy relief you want to exercise at times of the day when the pollen is low. “Opt for later afternoon sessions,” says Dean C. Mitchell, an immunologist in New York and the author of The Allergy and Asthma Solution.

To read the full article,click here.

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