Tag Archives: Allergies

My 5 Favourite Allergy Supplements

Apr 27, 2022 | Posted by in Blogs | 0

Fortunately there are many options to help safely modulate (balance) the immune system, reduce the histamine that’s being produced by the body and lower the inflammation that contributes to the unpleasant symptoms of seasonal allergies.   1. Vitamin CThe body produces histamine in reaction to certain allergens, this is responsible for symptoms like tearing, excess mucus and runny noses.  While over-the-counter antihistamines medication work by interfering with histamine after it’s produced, Vitamin C actually prevents the formation of histamine by stabilizing the mast cells that produce histamine.NOTE:  Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin that is safe even at high doses. ItRead more …

6 Key Anti-Inflammatory Supplements

Jul 29, 2021 | Posted by in Blogs | 0

**See below to purchase supplements     Fish oil   The first supplement I go to lower inflammation is fish oil (aka omega-3 essential fatty acids) which helps to lower levels of inflammation. The word ‘essential’ means you have to get it from food or supplements, our bodies do not make them.  Eating good quality, ethically sourced fish and seafood is a good idea, but difficult to get enough omega 3’s to combat inflammation, so supplementing a good quality fish oil (or algae oil for vegetarians) is the way to go.   Turmeric/curcumin    Turmeric has become a popular ingredientRead more …