The Informed Health Participant
“ We talk glibly about Natures’ Laws
But do things really have a natural cause?
Blackened earth becoming yellow crocus,
Is undiluted hocus-pocus!
~ Piet Hein
Poppies, daffodils, tulips, lilacs;
Robins, hummingbirds, sparrows, woodpeckers;
Trees, weeds, grasses and mold;
All partake in the pollen business, and help us to welcome Spring!
As beautiful as the flowers, the birds, the sounds, and the earthy aroma of spring can be, for some, this time of the year is troublesome. Don’t despair, there are ways and means to manage your environmental allergy symptoms. Enjoy!
¨ Avoid exposure to known allergens and triggers that worsen your symptoms.
¨ Protect yourself at home and at work.
¨ Do a pollen check before outdoor activity: Visit
¨ Know your medications and take “controller” and “reliever” medications as prescribed.
¨ Check out this month’s web resource “www.worldallergy.org”