Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic Rhinitis Overview:

Allergic rhinitis is the result of an overactive immune response, causing inflammation in the sinuses. Common symptoms include runny or stuffy nose, redness, sneezing, and swelling around the eyes and face. 


Aetiology:

Allergic rhinitis is most often caused by overactive immune response to air born allergens like pollen and dust. 


Symptoms:

Excessive nasal secretion

Itching

Sneezing fits

Conjunctival swelling

Erythema


Therapeutic Aims:

1. Reduce exposure to allergens.

Including food born and air borne.

2. Dampen overactive immune response.

Inhibit degranulation of mast cells, and modulate the immune system.

3. Relieve Congestion

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  • Anticatarrhal
  • Astringents

4. Support the lymphatic system.

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  • Lymphatics
  • Depuratives

5. Tone the mucus membranes.

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  • Mucous membrane tonics
 

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Author:

Justin Cooke

The Sunlight Experiment


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