What Tips Would You Share To Help With Seasonal Allergies? | mySMAteam

Connect with others who understand.

sign up Log in
Resources
About mySMAteam
Powered By
Real members of mySMAteam have posted questions and answers that support our community guidelines, and should not be taken as medical advice. Looking for the latest medically reviewed content by doctors and experts? Visit our resource section.

What Tips Would You Share To Help With Seasonal Allergies?

A mySMAteam Member asked a question 💭
posted April 22
•
View reactions
A mySMAteam Member

The best thing I know for seasonal allergies is Claritin

posted April 23
A mySMAteam Member

I cannot take allergy medicine because I have ADPKD, type II, renal failure stage 4. I have to be very careful about any additional medications that I take. I also have year round allergies, my allergy testing showed that I am allergic to everything indigenous to the State I live in: all grasses, trees, weeds. I am also allergic to indoor allergies: dust, mold, mites, etc. Since 2020 I have had Covid twice even with vaccinations. I had Mono in 1979, it took me 18 months to recover. My blood work shows a Epstein Barr virus attack but I don't know when this occured? According to my Mother, I had a "crooked spine" since birth but not followed either by my parents not having me see a doctor or they just didn't follow this in 1965. I was tested positive for Scoliosis in 1977 in gym class by a school nurse but she claimed it was mild. Instead of my parents sending me to a specialist, I saw a Chiropractor daily for about a year. I grew up normally, in fact I was quite strong and muscular. I participated in sports from 4th grade through high school. I held the record for discus throwing for about 15: years after graduation. I have two sons but both pregnancies were complex because my boys were in the 90% for weight and length. My 1st son was 10 lbs 9 ozs & 22" long. My 2nd son (15 months apart) was only 10 lbs and 19" long. I didn't know that I had ADPKD at the time which caused a lot of edema with both children. I weighed 270 lbs & 260 lbs respectfully. It wasn't until December of 2021 that muscle atrophy began & my right paraspinal muscle atrophied allowing my spine to bend ( I learned later that it twisted) 40 degrees to the right. My hips twisted also. I've lost over 30 lbs and 3" in height during this time period. I have no appetite, I am thirsty ALL the time. I regret putting off the things I wanted to do before this happened. Genetic testing was a huge waste of time. I am now working on fitting my Scoli Brace. I'm told I have too much DDD & DJD to bring my spine even close to where it should be but I can't give up. It's not in my DNA

posted June 18
A mySMAteam Member

Jaz uporabljam Aerius 1x na dan, v času cvetenja pa 2x na dan in meni pomaga

posted May 6
A mySMAteam Member

I use Zyrtec but also use it year-round.

posted April 27
A mySMAteam Member

I can only say what i do for myself ...but would recommend doctors advice before doing the same. i started to take my allergy medicine year round, and have seen a huge drop in the number of cold and viral illnesses. Personally i suspect that for me, allergies weaken my immune system so severely that what would normally be just a runny nose from a bit of pollen still floating around even off season can quickly turn into congestion and breathing issues. So, i have been taking a generic Claritin year round in the morning and a benadryl every night. The benadryl does make me super sleepy and have weird dreams...but I haven't even had a case of the sniffles for last four years. Granted, i don't get out much and people were masked up for a global pandemic during that time, and i keep up on covid and flu shots...so take that for what you will. i have tried prescription allergy medicines, but had bad reaction to many of them , so i stick with Claritin.

posted April 24

Related content

View All

Is There A Resource On Here To Share Experiences We Have With Different Products And Companies Who Sell Those Items?

A mySMAteam Member asked a question 💭

I Can Walk And Stand With Help. Regatta Assistive Devices For Walking Are Suggested?

A mySMAteam Member asked a question 💭

Sexual Relief

A mySMAteam Member asked a question 💭
Continue with Facebook
Continue with Google
Lock Icon Your privacy is our priority. By continuing, you accept our Terms of use, and our Health Data and Privacy policies.
Already a Member? Log in