Don't eat apples: therapist Lapa gave simple tips for preventing hay fever

With the onset of spring, many people experience unpleasant symptoms of hay fever, or seasonal allergies to pollen.

According to general practitioner Lyudmila Lapa, to To cope with spring flowering, allergy sufferers should follow simple rules. It is important to eat right in the spring.

— Do not consume stone fruits, limit apples, fresh fruits and vegetables. This is the first and most important thing,” said the RT doctor.

The second rule is to try to avoid exposure to pollen, for example, do not run in parks. It is recommended to breathe fresh air with a mask and nasal filters. If a person does not protect the mucous membrane, then tree pollen will cause allergies, the doctor emphasized.

It is important to rinse your nose after you come home from the street, to protect the mucous membrane with simple oils.

Symptoms of hay fever :

Feeling of stuffiness or difficulty breathing through the nose. Frequent and paroxysmal sneezing, especially after contact with pollen.
Itchy feeling, redness and watery eyes.
Dry or irritating cough caused by irritation of the respiratory tract.
Nasal discharge that is clear or slightly yellowish mucus.
Feeling tired or weak due to an allergic reaction.
Some people may experience a headache or pressure in the head due to hay fever.

What else you can do:

Avoid contact with pollen. Try to stay indoors during peak pollen times, usually morning and evening. If you go outside, wear sunglasses and a mask to reduce exposure to pollen.

Keep your home clean. Ventilate the room regularly, but do it when the concentration of pollen in the air is minimal. It is also recommended to use air filters and clean regularly to reduce the presence of pollen in the home.

Take antiallergic medications (after consulting your doctor). Antihistamines, nasal sprays and eye drops can relieve stuffy nose, sneezing and itchy eyes.

Avoid strong odors. Certain scented products, such as perfumes, deodorants, and strong-smelling flowers, can make hay fever symptoms worse. Try to avoid such smells or choose more delicate aromas.

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Important!< /b> Information provided for reference purposes. Ask a specialist about contraindications and side effects and under no circumstances self-medicate. At the first signs of illness, consult a doctor.