6 Tips To Help Reduce Your Reaction To Seasonal Allergies


Lets face it, those that have allergies dread this time of year; the constant runny nose and eyes, scratchy throat, and cold like symptoms. So here are a few tips that might make allergy season a little more tolerable. Try to avoid being outside for long periods of time especially between the hours of 5am and 10am, as well as in the early afternoon and evening. This is when the pollen count is at its highest. Shower after you are outside to wash off anything that has stuck to you or your clothing that may cause a reaction Get a good quality air purifyer Cut back on foods that can increase inflammation within the body (dairy products and refined sugar


Oil Pulling – Does It Work?


Have you ever heard of oil pulling? Neither had I until a client brought it up during a session last week. Oil pulling is an ancient aryuvetic treatment that “pulls” out bacteria in the mouth and surrounding areas by swishing with oil 2-3 times a day. What this does is encourage the increase in enzymes in the mouth that in turn draw harmful bacteria away from the sinuses, mouth and other areas. It is said that oil pulling can decrease congestion in the sinuses and the lungs, encourage lymphatic drainage, whiten the teeth, and decrease the bacteria in the mouth. I thought that I might give this a try to see if it really makes a difference. From what I