How to survive seasonal allergies and ensure continued asthma relief

Written by David Kane


Copyright 2005 David Kane

Spring is inrepparttar air and so arerepparttar 140776 allergens. Overrepparttar 140777 next few months grasses, trees and weeds will release huge quantities of pollen intorepparttar 140778 air as part of their reproductive cycle. For those suffering from allergic asthma or seasonal allergies it is a time when symptoms worsen, eyes water and noses run.

The most common advice given to those allergic to pollen is to remain indoors when pollen release occurs. However this happens at different times for different plants. On warm and sunny days most grasses release pollen from early morning onwards. On damp morningsrepparttar 140779 release will be delayed untilrepparttar 140780 ground moisture evaporates. Some species of grass release their pollen inrepparttar 140781 afternoon, so if you are allergic to several types you may not get a window of avoidance at any time of day.

Even with an allergy to only one type of pollen, it can affect you despite your efforts to avoidrepparttar 140782 time and area where pollen release occurs. Asrepparttar 140783 day draws to a close cooling pollen-carrying air falls towardsrepparttar 140784 ground. This can lead to sufferers experiencing problems duringrepparttar 140785 night. Wind-blown pollen can travel great distances. Ragweed can spread so far that it has even been detected 400 miles out to sea.

If you can identifyrepparttar 140786 pollen that triggers your symptoms you can try to plan your day accordingly. You can get a clue fromrepparttar 140787 time of year that you experience problems. Tree pollen is usually released inrepparttar 140788 spring, grass pollen in late spring and early summer, and weed pollens in late summer into autumn. A doctor can organise tests to further narrow downrepparttar 140789 culprit. Having identifiedrepparttar 140790 offending pollen try to remain indoors when it is being released.

Try to keep track ofrepparttar 140791 pollen count in your area. Rememberrepparttar 140792 pollen count is usually takenrepparttar 140793 day before it is broadcast. Rain or cool weather can reducerepparttar 140794 count. Hot weather or short thunderstorms can increase it. Plants tend to retain their pollen on cloudy days, so expect a higher than average release onrepparttar 140795 next sunny day.

Is sugar making you fat?

Written by Sally Summers


This notorious carb has been blamed for everything from packing on pounds to making you tired. But what do you do if you're ruled by a sweet tooth? A lifetime of shopping in plus stores? No way! According to Weight Watchers expert writer, Jodie Shielf, R.D. certain sugars can actually curb your appetite. The world just got a little sweeter....

Every issue of Weight Watchers is packed with advice you need to stay slim and live a full, happy deprivation-free life inrepparttar process:

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