The Myths About Treating Allergies
MYTH 1: You should only take medication when you show symptoms of an allergy attack
False: Many allergy medications such as nasal sprays like Flonase are designed to work cumulatively, meaning they build over time.
MYTH 2: Your down pillow is causing allergies
False: While the feathers in your down pillow are not causing your allergies, it is possible that your pillow contains dust, pet dander, etc., that could be making your allergies worse. There’s no need to throw away your pillow, just get a protective cover.
MYTH 3: Eating local honey will prevent seasonal allergies.
False: Experts say this is wishful thinking and research shows that there is no effect of local honey on allergies.
MYTH 4: Pollen allergies are only present in spring
False: In Arizona especially, allergies can be present throughout the year.
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