Allergies : our best tips PlanifierSave by Solveig McClure Poirier May 13, 2016 7:43 pm 1,211 views0 You have red eyes, an itchy nose and you spend your day sneezing? You are not alone! In Quebec, 20% of the population suffers from this type of allergy that is commonly called, hayfever. Each spring, these allergies appear when plants and trees release their pollen in the air. In Quebec, one in seven people has an allergic reaction to this exposition. Because spring’s arrival also occurs to be the moment when we start to open the windows, certain precautions should be taken to limit the spread of pollen in the house and limit the symptoms. Here are a few tips: In order to decrease pollen exposure, certain behaviors can be promoted at home. First of all, it is suggested to leave the windows closed in the morning as this is when the pollen count in the air is the greatest. Next, make sure to do good dusting in the house. You can also choose to wash your hair before going to bed in order to avoid spreading pollen in your sheets. But if these precautions don’t work, some home remedies can be as effective as drugstore medicine. Here are a few: Regularly washing your nostrils with saline water Applying cold compresses on the eyes to relieve itching and swelling of the eyes Promote a diet rich in vitamin C Protecting your eyes from pollen by wearing opaque sunglasses Avoid drying clothes on the clothesline, especially is the cord is close to a garden Goodluck! Related posts Plan Best Deals in grocery stores, June 21st by Publisac June 21, 2018 12:27 pm Plan Best Deals in grocery stores, June 14th by Publisac June 15, 2018 11:43 am Plan Best Deals in grocery stores, June 7th by Publisac June 7, 2018 5:44 pm Eat Best Deals in grocery stores, April 26th by Publisac April 24, 2018 5:33 pm Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.