Allergies Take Many Forms

Written by Loring A. Windblad

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My blood pressure normally runs about 135 / 75. On aspartame or sucaryl daily for just one month my blood pressure rises above 165 / 90. If I go longer, say two months, it gets up torepparttar 175 / 100 range. This is dangerous territory indeed. My elevated blood pressure is just a little less violent to vitamins – but still too high.

Oooops! There's another important consideration to allergies. Its called "Climate"! My major allergies are to pollens. As a result, I do not fare well in dry climates and I absolutely thrive in a tropical environment –repparttar 148016 damperrepparttar 148017 better. Other people thrive in a dry climate and need to avoid high humidity –repparttar 148018 dryerrepparttar 148019 better.

The best way to get a handle on your allergies – if you have any and just what they are – is to consult an allergenist. Allergenists do not come cheaply, but they are well worthrepparttar 148020 investment so far as your health is concerned. The next way to get a good handle on allergies is to experience them and document them and learn how to avoid them.

Your good health will be your reward for learning to cope with your allergies in advance, by avoiding them and staying healthy.

Disclaimer: This article in no way should be taken as “medical advice” on any product, condition or course of action, nor does it constitute in any way “medical advice” endorsing any specific product, specific result, nor any possible cure for any condition or problem. This article is meant as a source of information upon which you may base your decision as to whether or not you should begin using any vitamin, mineral and/or herbal supplement for better health, or begin using a “greens” product as a dietary supplement.

If in doubt, or if you have questions, you should consult your physician and, if possible, consult a second physician for a possible different opinion. The author does not bear any responsibility for your decisions nor forrepparttar 148021 outcome of your actions based upon those decisions.

Loring Windblad has studied nutrition and exercise for more than 40 years, is a published author and freelance writer.

This article is Copyright 2005 by, and Loring Windblad. This article may be freely copied and used on other web sites only if it is copied complete with all links and text, including the Authors Resource Box, intact and unchanged except for minor improvements.

Spotting a Sinus Infection Symptom Right Away

Written by Joe Miller

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Post Nasal Drip-Post nasal drip is a sensation of liquid or mucous build up inrepparttar back ofrepparttar 147997 throat. We are constantly sniffing and, of course, breathing. This means that when we sniff, mucous is drawn torepparttar 147998 back ofrepparttar 147999 throat, and when we breathe condensed air moisture is also drawn torepparttar 148000 back ofrepparttar 148001 throat. Post nasal drip may actually be blown back upward intorepparttar 148002 sinuses, or even intorepparttar 148003 ears andrepparttar 148004 Eustachian tube with coughing or sneezing. When this occurs, a sinus infection symptom may quickly become an ear infection symptom.

These are only a few examples of a sinus infection symptom. When a symptom does occur, it’s best to be prepared. The best preparation is prevention. I have already mentioned nasal spray, and a lot of people don’t understand why that would help. Think of what washing your hands does to prevent bacteria from enteringrepparttar 148005 nose and mouth when you touch them. Using nasal spray hasrepparttar 148006 same cleansing effect onrepparttar 148007 nasal passages. It is best to use a nasal spray with Xylitol asrepparttar 148008 leading ingredient, as it is a natural enemy to bacteria, and is proven to help prevent sinus infection. As Xylitol rinses outrepparttar 148009 nasal passages, it helps to keep bacteria from settling and festering into infection inrepparttar 148010 moisture and warmth ofrepparttar 148011 nasal passages.

Joe Miller is an author of informational articles and online advertisements on health. Learn more about Sinus Infection Symptom or Xylitol at

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