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Natural Remedies For Allergies

Many people who suffer from allergies and their symptoms are interested in finding natural remedies for allergies. The more than 22 million Americans who suffer with the symptoms that can begin in the springtime and last well into the autumn are often desperate to obtain even the slightest bit of relief.

Allergies tend to be badly understood and are most often treated completely inadequately by traditional conventional medicine and some people, out of a sense of despair and desperation, turn to natural remedies for allergies as a way to feel even just a bit better.

A person will develop an allergy when their immune system reacts to different allergens like pollen, grass, certain types of food or even cosmetics. Many people are also developing allergies to the more than 60,000 chemicals in our environment. When the body decides that it is going to treat its exposure to something it has labeled as being a “foreign” substance, it will release a chemical called histamine. The body’s initial attempt to destroy these allergens is experienced as the various symptoms they may feel such as a runny nose, sneezing or watery eyes.

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