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Naturopathy Helps Seasonal Allergies

Some will experience extreme fatigue up to affect their sleep. Allergic rhinitis, seasonal allergies, or hay fever, are synonyms to express discomfort towards outdoor allergens, pollens, grasses, grass, birch, ragweed ...

See how using naturopathy you can reduce, or even prevent this famous hay fever.

I arrived in the spring rested.
Quality sleep is essential to attack the hay fever season. If you happen to wake up several times, a night or waking up refresh in the morning, changes to your lifestyle are needed.

Some simple tips to improve your sleep

  • In the evening, eat foods rich in tryptophan: banana, dates, figs, milk, tuna, turkey, whole grains, yogurt. Taking tryptophan will increase the level of serotonin (a neurotransmitter important as an initiator of sleep).
  • Avoid sleeping inhibitors: caffeine, chocolate, cola, alcohol (alcohol disturbs the levels of serotonin and tryptophan, two essential neurotransmitters for sleep).
  • Adopt a relaxation technique is reading, a warm bath, meditation, or guided relaxation.
  • Make moderate exercise 20 minutes are sufficient for profits.
  • Eat plants with sedative action: passionflower, hops, valerian, skullcap, chamomile, lemon balm, catnip.

I do a detox in the spring.

Naturopathic, we believe that compromised liver can cause many health problems such as seasonal allergies. A congested liver or tired, less well fight allergies. A detox spring will therefore help to reduce the symptoms of hay fever.

Here are some simple tips are easy and accessible to all to help the body eliminate toxins:

  • Take 2 tbsp. tablespoons of organic lemon juice on an empty stomach in the morning in a cup of warm water;
  • Put a hot-water bottle on the liver (right side) of 10 to 20 minutes at bedtime;
  • Cast 1c. Tea seed thistle husband in a coffee grinder and add your food (cereal, applesauce, oatmeal, or yogurt);
  • Eat a daily raw salad made: artichoke, chicory, endive, spinach, dandelion and radicchio;
  • Eat a cup a day of Brassica Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, broccoli, kale and collards;
  • Drink 2 cups of this tea per day: Boil 2 slices of fresh ginger for a few minutes. Infuse 5 minimums: peppermint, fenugreek seeds, fennel seeds, licorice root (cut into small pieces)

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I optimize my diet.
A healthy diet, rich in enzymes, vitamins and minerals will help revitalize a tired body and give more nutrients to combat allergic rhinitis.

Here are some simple tips.

  • Drinking quality water is filtered by a house (Brita, Ovo pure), reverse osmosis, spring water with less than 100 ppm (Eska).
  • Increase your portions of fish 2-3 times a week and veggies 4-5 cups per day.
  • Opt for whole grains and rich in nutrients. Try quinoa, buckwheat, and millet.
  • Pamper legumes rich in fiber and nutrients and add to your dishes.
  • Add good fats like olive oil and oilseeds and nuts such as flax seed, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, almonds, etc.... Fatty acids are precursors of prostaglandins, which inhibit inflammation E1 and are generally lower in persons with allergies.
  • Promote dairy products as yogurt (which helps rebuild intestinal flora and inhibit the production of histamine) and goat cheese (protein easier to digest and absorb by the body.)

The sugar will be used sparingly. (Sugar causes high insulin secretion, which strains the pancreas, the liver and the body's defense mechanisms).

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