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4 recommendations to prevent allergies this summer

With the advent of summer many people suffer from allergies of all kinds due to the change in weather conditions and seasonal habits. Others, on the other hand, do not have a high rejection factor, but it does increase the sensitivity of their skin and their body. Thus, these effects are usually translated into changes in pigmentation, sneezing, itching of the eyes and a constant discomfort. Today we give you four tips you can follow to enjoy a good holiday season without headaches!

The seasonal change that occurs during these months from a humid to a hot climate, is often accompanied by problems for the health of people. The pollination carried out by trees and plants is always one of the main phenomena that make many people wake up or develop an allergy to this type of element. Consequently, there are a whole series of symptoms that may be uncomfortable to keep up with the daily routine. Some of them are:

  • Conjunctivitis
  • Rhinitis
  • Respiratory difficulties
  • Eczemas
  • Asthmatic crises

To avoid these pains and this widespread discomfort, it is advisable to make a temporary change in habits and thus not suffer sensitivity to pollen or any other element that can cause an allergy. In this way, if the degree of exposure is less, the possibilities of developing a symptom will be reduced. Some tips you can follow to get it are:

Avoid going out to the key hours: Morning, midday and evening are the moments when the concentration of pollen in the streets is greater and the sun touches. As far as possible, you should avoid going outside in excessive hours of heat, protecting yourself from high temperatures in places where there is shade and above all do not visit parks and gardens.

In the green and natural zones it is where there is a greater concentration of pollen and also the presence of animals. Domestic and wildlife can make changing your coat and getting in touch with your saliva and urine, causing rhinoconjunctivitis and asthma. As a counter measure, you can also use sunglasses to prevent pollen and sunlight from irritating your eyes. When arriving home, it is important to take a shower with cold water to avoid dizziness, and wash the clothes that have been used to eliminate the remains of dirt present in the tissues.

Check the density of pollen in your city: Depending on the municipality where you are, the level of presence of pollination may be greater or less depending on the environmental conditions. You can check in what state you are visiting the official website of the Spanish Society of Allergology and Clinical Immunology. If you travel by car, do it always with the windows closed and put the air conditioning with a specialized filter to prevent the entry of pollen.

So if you are at home or not, you always carry the antihistamines necessary for any allergic reaction that you may suffer. If you go out to have a meal at lunch or dinner, for example, always ask for the ingredients of the foods that you should eat if they may not be suitable for allergy sufferers. As a complement, avoid placing it in dirty spaces or where there is a large presence of dust.

When you decide to enjoy a good bath you have to consider two important factors. On the one hand, the possible presence of bees or any other type of insect that could cause an allergy. On the other hand, if you swim in a pool, it is necessary to control the chlorine levels, as it can cause strong atomic dermatitis. It is always better to bathe in salt water from the sea due to its healing effects on the skin and / or to prevent irritation of the skin that is affected by such pools.

Following these tips will minimize your chances of suffering allergies and you will be able to enjoy more peace of mind during the summer. And remember that you can always count on the best quality health services with Activita!