As the golden days of summer begin to fade; nasal congestion, sinus pain, sniffling, sneezing, and itchy red eyes often signal the harvest for the unfortunate 26 million Americans who suffer from fall allergies.
So while many are off to farmer’s markets to buy bushels of harvest apples and corn, you may be rushing to the drug store for over-the-counter allergy medications, boxes of tissues, and wishing for the first freeze of fall to come quickly.
The good news is that many natural allergy remedies work more effectively to combat ragweed and other pollen compared to allergy drugs…
1. Omega-3 Fatty Acids
A German study linked foods high in omega-3 fatty acids with the ability to fight allergy inflammation. That’s why allergy sufferers should consume a diet rich in foods such as cold water salmon and tuna, walnuts, flaxseeds, and eggs.