Why do most allergy regimens leave you itching for relief?
The problemIt turns out, 80% of allergy sufferers choose the wrong over-the-counter medication for their symptoms.But even if you’re one of the lucky ones who have found the right treatment, you may not be taking it correctly. Whether you’re starting treatment too late into allergy season, taking antihistamines too early in the day, or not nasal spraying as directed, the fact is that following the directions exactly is the best way to really feel exceptional.
More than 50 million people in the U.S. have allergies, and more than half of them don’t find their treatments to be completely effective.
The truthAllergies affect everyone differently — which is why there’s no one-size-fits-all treatment
The average allergy sufferer experiences symptoms 115 days per year.
Sufferers have an average of 12 symptoms.
The average sufferer tries more than 11 different actions to manage their symptoms.
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What Snot To Do
Stay monogamous with one medicationOne pill probably can’t do it all. For maximum relief, you may need to try a few different medications and coping strategies.
Wait till symptoms strikeSome medications take 2–4 weeks to reach maximum efficacy, so it’s important to start well before your allergy season does.
Ignore the instructionsTiming, dosage, and even technique can make a huge difference. So make sure to follow those directions — they’re not there for decoration.
Turn your nose up at spraysNasal sprays are the most effective treatment option out there. Don’t be shy; give them a try.
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