Springtime bring the glorious smell of flowers in bloom. It happens every year, without fail, yet I never cease to be amazed at the persistence of nature. I also know many of my patients suffer with seasonal allergies, so I’m mindful of preparing them early, before the itchy-sneezy season kicks in. While there are some effective natural treatments for allergy symptoms, I’ve found (like with many ailments) prevention trumps treatment. Conventional medicine, in my experience, does not offer much in the way of safe and effective seasonal allergy preventive strategies – but the natural world does. One remedy, in particular, would make Winnie-the-Pooh very happy.
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