21 minutes | Sep 8, 2020

Salmon and Citrus and Onions, Oh My!: Ways to Effectively Treat and Prevent Seasonal Allergies

Today we’re tackling that oh so sneaky, sneezy foe, seasonal allergies. Now more than ever it’s vital to be able to distinguish between allergies and other respiratory ailments. The likelihood of children contracting COVID-19 is extremely low, nevertheless, monitoring allergies and other symptoms ensures that your children stay as healthy as possible. Virtually unheard of until the 20th century, allergies have steadily increased as civilization has become more industrialized, and, by extension, more removed from the outdoors. The lack of exposure to bacteria and pollen from an early age actually makes it more difficult for the immune system to properly identify common pollen from a true threat. While this may sound impossible to regulate, have no fear. There are indeed many ways to mitigate allergic response, and even prevent allergies altogether. Listen as we discuss the best ways to keep your children safe and happy indoors and out.    Thanks for listening! We love our listeners! Drop us a line and leave guest suggestions https://bambinifurtuna.com/pages/podcast or visit us on Social Media!   https://www.instagram.com/bambinifurtuna/ https://www.instagram.com/agatharelotaluczo/ https://www.instagram.com/drgreene/   Tweetables  “Telling the difference between a cold and an allergy can be really, really tricky because in some ways they’re the same thing.” [02:37] “Before about 1900, [seasonal allergies] were essentially unheard of.” [13:08] “A dog or a cat can be one of the best probiotics that there is.” [15:08] “We want kids to get exposed early on to the common things around so their body recognizes it and says, ‘Hey, this isn’t a big deal.’” [17:55]   Big Ideas  What exactly is an “allergy,” and how do we identify the difference between that and a cold?  [01:37] Recommended solutions for seasonal allergies. [06:32] Why some people have allergies and others don’t, and why the number of people with allergies is on the rise. [12:10] Knowledge is power. Take control of exposure. Support and calm the immune system. [18:46]   Links Pacifier Study https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/11/181116083202.htm A-to-Z Guide to Allergies https://www.drgreene.com/articles/allergies-allergic-rhinitis Itchy Eyes: Allergies are Crying Out for Attention https://www.drgreene.com/itchy-eyes-allergies
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