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Chronic migraine sufferer with limited meds due to allergies. Best proven supplements worth trying as a prophylactic please. I'm desperate for relief?

Chronic migraine sufferer with limited meds due to allergies. Best proven supplements worth trying as a prophylactic please. I'm desperate for relief?

Limited medication?: If you cannot tolerate medications for migraines (of which there are several different classes of drugs) and you have more than 15 migraine attacks per month, consider Botox Rx. In the meanwhile, keep regular sleeping hours and eating at least 3 meals a day. Stress reduction and biofeedback may be helpful. I don't think supplements have proven track record for people with severe migraines. ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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What diet advice can you give for allergy sufferer?

What diet advice can you give for allergy sufferer?

Allergist: See a board certified allergist to find out exactly what you are allergic to. Then a plan can be developed specifically for those allergies including approaches such as avoidance, meds and immunotherapy (allergy shots). ...Read more

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What is the best place to live in us for allergy sufferers?

What is the best place to live in us for allergy sufferers?

Allergies are all ov: They are everywhere. There is no truth to the west coast being better. Every climate has their own allergens. Getting onto allergy shots or seeing a specialist with a good plan of medications will make your life much happier. ...Read more

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What allergy products can be taken by an asthma sufferer?

What allergy products can be taken by an asthma sufferer?

All: Any allergy medication can be taken by an asthma patient if that patient also suffers from allergies. ...Read more

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Strawberry allergy sufferer missing much nutrition?

Strawberry allergy sufferer missing much nutrition?

No: Not consuming strawberries would not affect the nutrition of a person as long as s/he takes other fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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I'm currently a sufferer of fall allergies, receieving difficulties what are some other relief for my bronchitis, what should I do?

I'm currently a sufferer of fall allergies, receieving difficulties what are some other relief for my bronchitis, what should I do?

Allergy shots: Can try OTC medications (as long as not contraindication) such as Nasacort, (triamcinolone) or Claritin. Get tested for allergies, consider desensitization with allergy shots. Fid a Allergy specialist doctor near you at
wwww. Acaai. Org or www. Aaaai. Org. Getting better control of your allergies will help with you bronchitis/asthma. ...Read more

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Chronic hive sufferer w/multiple med allergies. Am I more likely to have food allergic reactions? I avoid foods like peanutbutter even tho not alrgc.

Chronic hive sufferer w/multiple med allergies. Am I more likely to have food allergic reactions? I avoid foods like peanutbutter even tho not alrgc.

Hives: No relation between chronic hives and food allergies, and your medication reactions may not be all allergies. Get evaluated by an allergist and get proper guidance. ...Read more

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What is the best air purifier for dust allergy sufferers?

What is the best air purifier for dust allergy sufferers?

Most allergists: Recommend a hepa type filter. Not ionizing type.
http://www. Consumerreports. Org/cro/air-purifiers. Htm. ...Read more

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What best medicine for allergy?

What best medicine for allergy?

Antihistamines: Antihistamines such claritin, (loratadine) zyrtec work for a lot of patients. ...Read more

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How can you best fight allergies?

How can you best fight allergies?

Several ways: First; identify and avoid the allergen if possible
second: medications to control and decrease symptoms.
Third: allergy injections (best treatment for long term benefit). It really is that easy! ...Read more

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What's the best medicine for allergies?

What's the best medicine for allergies?

Nasal steroid spray: The most effective medical treatment for nasal allergies triggered by pollen, dust, dander etc is topical nasal steroid sprays such as qnasl, flonase, nasonex, (mometasone) etc. Antihistamines can help many people and are available over the counter. The best long term treatment is allergy injections as this can decrease symptoms and medication requirements for years after shots stopped. ...Read more

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What's the best medicine for allergies?

What's the best medicine for allergies?

Lots of Options: Over-the-counter non-sedating antihistamines like Allegra, Claritin, or Zyrtec are helpful for perennial allergic rhinitis symptoms, however the gold-standard treatment are daily intranasal steroid sprays like Flonase or Nasonex (mometasone) if your symptoms are more severe. Avoidance of triggers is important. Allergy shots also option. See Allergist to determine what medications could give you lasting relief. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat my allergies?

Depends: If nasal allergies, nasal steroids are the best treatment for persistent disease. ...Read more

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What is the best pill to take for allergies?

What is the best pill to take for allergies?

Antihistamines: There are several newer antihistamines that are now over the counter. They all are about the same. Allegra, zyrtec and Claritin (loratadine) to name a few. Try these at suggested dosage. If they don't work, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the best medications for allergies?

What are the best medications for allergies?

What is going on?: For mild localized allergies, antihistamines like loratidine, fexofenadine, and cetirizine work well, with low chance of sedation. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) is plenty strong for stubborn cases, but often causes drowsiness - don't drive. Give us more description: location (nose, eyes, skin), duration, appearance, etc. Whole body allergic reactions (bees, foods, drugs)? Call 911. ...Read more

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What's the best pey for someone with allergies?

What's the best pey for someone with allergies?

Trial Run: There is no such thing as an "allergy-free" pet. Hypoallergenic dogs often touted by breeders and more expensive. Unlike cat allergy where all breeds usually cause symptoms, there is evidence that dog allergy sufferers might be able to tolerate certain breeds. Everyone is different however. See Allergist to confirm allergies then "trial run" a breed and see if symptoms develop before purchase. ...Read more

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Neurodermitis what best medicine for allergy?

Neurodermitis what best medicine for allergy?

Prevention best: Prevention of flare-ups by avoiding exposure to irritants and allergens that trigger outbreaks and by minimizing skin dryness. Typical skin irritants and allergens include soaps, chemicals, cleaning products, weeds, and some metals, such as nickel. Skin dryness can be avoided or treated by using a perfume-free moisturizer, avoiding scratchy clothes, and using a home humidifier. ...Read more

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What are the best pets for kids with allergies?

What are the best pets for kids with allergies?

Reptiles, amphibians: Reptiles, amphibians, and fish have very low likelihood of producing allergies in children. ...Read more

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What is the best allergy pill for cat allergies?

What is the best allergy pill for cat allergies?

Lots of Options: Over-the-counter non-sedating antihistamines like Allergra, Claritin, and Zyrtec are helpful (I like Zyrtec the best). Other treatments include daily steroid nasal sprays and antihistamine eye drops. Avoidance of triggers is also helpful. If you have a cat, keeping it out of the bedroom is important, HEPA filters, washing cat weekly, frequent cleaning. Allergy shots can also be life-changing. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for stubborn allergies?

What is the best medicine for stubborn allergies?

Various Options: Daily steroid or antihistamines nasal sprays (fluticasone, azelastine) are helpful. Determining exactly what you could be sensitized to in order to practice appropriate avoidance measures is also important. If medications and avoidance are not effective or not feasible allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots) could be an option as well. Other meds include Sudafed, Mucinex, (guaifenesin) Afrin, oral antihistamines ...Read more

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What's the best time of day to take my allergy tablets?

What's the best time of day to take my allergy tablets?

Allergy meds: If your tablet is Allegra and it's non-sedating, you can take it anytime. Ideally, you'd like to take it 30-60 minutes before your allergy exposure, if there's a specific thing you react to. If you take benadryl, (diphenhydramine) best take it at night if it sedates you. If you take sudafed for congestion, avoid taking it at night because it causes insomnia. Prescription sprays, any time you want. Singular --night. ...Read more

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What is the best medication that I can take for allergies?

What is the best medication that I can take for allergies?

Depends...: ...On what you are allergic to, what your symptoms are, and how great an impact those symptoms have on your life. The best treatment is to find out what you're allergic to (an allergist can help with that) and avoid it. If avoidance is impossible, non-sedating antihistamines (allegra, claritin, xyzal, (levocetirizine) etc.) are currently the most popular treatments. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what is the best medicine to cure allergy?

I'm curious as to what is the best medicine to cure allergy?

No cure yet, but...: Allergy shots (allergen immunotherapy) is currently the only treatment that is disease modifiying, meaning it can change how the body responds to exposure to allergens. It is "natural" and long lasting effects carry on after shots are stopped. It works for most, but not all people. Closest thing to a cure so far..... For more read my blog at: http://www. Familyallergyasthmacare. Com/2013/03/its-no. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what's the best medicine for cold/allergies?

Could you tell me what's the best medicine for cold/allergies?

Treating congestion: Cold/allergies are usually a very vague and general term to descibe of nasal congestion, runny nose, cough due to post nasal drip and headache if there are sinus infections. Depending what causes it and how severe your symptoms are, best treatment can be different. If you can be more specific, it would be helpful. Otherwise, you should see a doctor to be evaluated to see which treatment is best. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the best medication for an allergy to pets?

Please help! What is the best medication for an allergy to pets?

Desensitization: Is the best approach. In the meantime, avoid exposure, have a HEPA air cleaner in any room where you spend time with a pet. Have the heating and AC ducts cleaned, sanitized and filtered. Take an antihistamine like claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec. Have your pet groomed regularly if you must have it at home. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for severe seasonal outdoor allergies?

What is the best medication for severe seasonal outdoor allergies?

SAR treatment option: Newer oral antihistamines give some relief of itching and sneezing, but less for the congestion and runny nose. Topical nasal steroids are more effective, but require a prescription. Avoidance is of very limited benefit. The most effective and only disease modifying treatment is allergen immunotherapy best under the direction of a board certiified allergist. ...Read more

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What's the best thing to do if you think you're child has allergies?

Address it: Though many children and adults 'get used to' the symptoms of allergy, nasal and eye symptoms impair learning, work performance and even social life. Fatigue is common in people with allergy, and significant relief is achieved with proper medical management. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a horrilbe allergy please someone which one is the best medicine?

What to do if I have a horrilbe allergy please someone which one is the best medicine?

No single one: Depending on the severity of your condition.
There is no one best drug for anyone but most people respond well to intranasal cortisone + a intranasal antihistamine. Dymista is currently the only rx drug with this combination.
Avoidance remains the best and consider allergy shots if your symptoms are not adequately controlled. However allergy shots are not medicine. ...Read more