Any other chronic seasonal allergy sufferers out there? After I accidentally avoided allergies one year by doing a fast followed by a cleanse, it made me wonder… what actually caused my allergies? Why did pollen from trees, grasses, weeds, and flowers as they begin to fertilize other plants (or occasionally molds that can form underneath the snow) create a histamine reaction with itching, sneezing, stuffy sinuses, and watery eyes for me and some people, while others handle the change in seasons with relative ease?
Spring allergies, or allergies of any kind, are actually linked back to an interconnected triad – our neurology, our immune system, and our gut! (to learn more sign up for our next Gut-Brain workshop HERE!) So to improve the root cause of allergies, addressing improvements in those three areas can actually the work to beat those pesky allergies for good.
Here are my top tips to minimize or avoid spring allergies: