Pollen and grass and mold, oh my! Itchy eyes and runny noses are just around the corner (if not already bothering you) so now is the time to get your allergies under control – before they control you!
Did you know that your guts, your digestive system, are intimately tied to your immune system? If you create health in your digestive system your seasonal allergies will all but disappear! Here are the top reasons you may be suffering from seasonal allergies this spring:
Low stomach acid: This is more common that you think! Stress, poor diet or aging might be causes for your stomach to not create enough acid necessary to break down food and absorb all your nutrients. An easy test can determine if you stomach acid is low.
Poor pancreatic function: Your pancreas creates important enzymes that help in digestion and also are important for your immune system functioning correctly. If you suffer from gas, bloating or stomach pain you might have low enzyme production.
Nutritional deficiencies: If you can’t digest efficiently you won’t be able to absorb well which can lead to deficiencies in important nutrients for your immune system like Vitamin C, Zinc and Selenium. A great way to get all the nutrients you need to fight allergies is by IV Vitamin therapy.
Infection: Sneaky infections or imbalances in good & bad bacteria or yeasts can disrupt normal immune function and be a huge factor in your seasonal allergies. Help from things like probiotics can make a huge difference.
Food allergies: If you are eating foods that you are sensitive to you have primed you immune system to be reactive to everything – including environmental allergens. There are tests available to determine if you have any food sensitivities or allergies.
If you have seasonal allergies NOW is the time to start treating them. Preventing allergies before they start is the best way to stop the allergy cycle. Whether you are a regular seasonal allergy sufferer or suspect your have developed allergies for the first time we can help! Book in today to get a handle on your immune system.