UNDERSTANDING

ALLERGIES

COMMON WAYS OF TREATING ALLERGY SYMPTOMS

There are many popular methods of treatment, and they work in different ways.

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ANTI-INFLAMMATORY NASAL SPRAY

Applied directly in the nose to help control multiple inflammatory substances, including histamine, to relieve allergy symptoms.

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ANTIHISTAMINES

Systemic (pill) medicine that helps control the release of histamine to relieve allergy symptoms.
 

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EYE DROPS

Applied directly to eyes to relieve allergy symptoms such as irritation and dryness of the eyes.

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NASAL DECONGESTANTS

Applied directly in the nose to relieve nasal symptoms such as congestion and runniness.

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SALINE

Non-medicated nasal spray applied directly in the nose to wash away allergens and mucus.

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ALLERGEN AVOIDANCE

This means to simply avoid—if possible—your allergy triggers.