Nowadays, you may find lots of various treatments and medicine for treating allergy and relief of it. Still, sometimes regular allergy reliefs such as decongestants or antihistamines simply are not enough for controlling allergic reactions. If these allergy relief medicines can not help you, then you should to use and additional treatments.
What are Allergy Shots?
Allergy shots are intended to change the way of your immune system for recognizing an allergen. These are form of allergy relief medicine and they are also known as immunotherapy. It could be said that these are preventive for your next allergy attack. So, if you are next time exposed to the substances which are causing allergy attack, such as pollens, dust, wasp and other, with using these medicines you will have better control of your allergy reaction.
With this medicine your immune system will be in much better form, than it is now and it will be better prepared for controlling of allergy attacks. Also, for good results you need about one or two years to get your immune system in normal and to “set” it to respond normal when causes of allergy enter in your body.
Still, for using allergy shots, you need to consult with your doctor. It is because not every person react same with using allergy shots. For patients who have problem with heart, or take beta blocker or have sever asthma, it is not recommendation to use this medicine.
After that you have consulted with your doctor about using allergy shots, you will be tested for determining of what allergens your body reacts. After determining of what specific allergens influence on your immune system, you may start with using allergy shots one or two times per week.
For all those who want faster allergy relief medicines, it is recommendation to try decongestants and oral antihistamines. With using allergy relief medicine antihistamines you will be relief of symptoms such as watery eyes, rash, runny nose, sneezing and itching eyes. But, when it is about decongestants, you will feel relief from congestion, in breathing and promote sinus.
Also, it is important to mention that decongestants and antihistamines may have side effects. Some of most noted are dizziness, loss of appetite, blurred vision, stomach upset, drowsiness, irritability, restlessness and other. That’s why it is necessary to consult with your doctor before you start with using these.
Allergy Relief Medicines-Alternative
It’s not only that you may use immunotherapy or allergy shots for allergy relief, but also you may use and other medicines or treatment methods for this. Here are some of them:
• BioSET– this method is focused on specific organ detoxification, enzyme therapy, bioenergetic testing, allergy elimination methods
• Acupressure- this method is a total body treatment through clothing with point to stimulate flow of energy and circulation of your body
• Chiropractic Care-this method is more for your body to react less on stress and for better effectively of your immune system
• Acupuncture – is method for treating hay fever