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Re: Allergies [Re: Ummm...]


Have you folks thought about going to an allergist... they have shots that take 99 percent of the misery away....
 
Donna

----- Original Message ----
From: Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Sent: Monday, August 21, 2006 4:01:48 PM
Subject: RE: Allergies [Re: [CHAT] Ummm...]


LOL!!!  Grass and tree pollens are not my friends.  Nor are dust mites, cat
dander, wool, silk, etc., etc., etc. to ad nauseam.  LOL!!!

Blessings,
Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5) 

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Karen Fernsler
Sent: Monday, August 21, 2006 4:44 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Allergies [Re: [CHAT] Ummm...]

Ragweed is not my friend.

I have been watching this for my area:
http://www.wunderground.com/DisplayPollen.asp

Ragweed is not my friend.  It tells you what the predominant pollens are,
but doesn't really break it down.

Did I mention ? -- ragweed is not my friend.

Blah.

On Mon, Aug 21, 2006 at 10:03:34AM -0400, Bonnie & Bill Morgan wrote:
> Sue, I have terrible allergies, too.  Do you know what you are allergic
to?
> What do you do when you have an attack?  Is it primarily sinus 
> symptoms?  If so, there may be a few things to make you more 
> comfortable, in addition to some of the newer medications (mostly 
> prescription) out on the market.  I use Rhinocort with great success.  
> If I'm out, I've found steamy showers, standing over a pot of boiling 
> water or eating a nice large bowl of chicken soup will give some 
> temporary relief.  If your DH will give you a nice gentle pressure 
> over your sinus cavities, that too can give temporary relief.  There 
> is so much more that can be done to help alleviate symptoms that was 
> not available years ago.  And if you get allergy attacks frequently 
> and they keep you from enjoying what you love to do, I'd recommend 
> checking into getting allergy shots.  It's a long term investment, but
over time, it does seem to help.
> 
> Here is hoping you are feeling better today!
> 
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On 
> Behalf Of SueNY
> Sent: Sunday, August 20, 2006 9:28 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Ummm...
> 
> Haven't done a thing today..not even a visit to the garden. My 
> allergies flared up big time and it feels like I have a stack of bricks on
my face.
> Not fun. :-(
> 
> 
> Sue(6B)
> 
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