The beginning of spring leaves often leaves us caught beneath a massive yellow wake of disgusting outdoor poison from hell. While it may not be THAT bad to you personally, many of us dread allergy season due to the horrible allergy symptoms. So how can we equip our body to fight the allergies away? Try these vitamins and meal supplements to help out your bodies immune system capabilities.
Chances are you already know about the miracle that can be added vitamin C. Whether you want to take it in the wildly popular “Emergen-C” packets or just some over the counter pills, the big C can enhance your immune system AND fight some of those awful allergy symptoms. Research shows that Vitamin C supplements help to prevent the formation of histamine, which is largely responsible for things like excess mucus and that dreadful runny nose! Try taking 1,500 – 6,000 mg every day to help power your immune system.
EPA Fish Oils
Taking the right oils is necessary for your internal cells to build in the body. Eicosapentaenoic acid or EPA is a great year-round supplement as well as an allergen season helper. These oils are naturally anti-inflammatory agents, making them useful for clearing up those swollen sinuses and throat. It is also used in the practice of treating heart disease as well as helping your blood to clot. Try taking 2,000 to 6,000 mg every day.
This common supplement is used to help ease your tired lungs and throat. It is used to help your body breathe naturally despite the sickness. Coughing is one of the most annoying parts during the allergy season. It can be painful AND embarrassing. It also is found to fight that histamine we discussed earlier. Try taking 200 mg a day and do not exceed 350mg a day.
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