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Old 06.03.2012, 18:31
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Re: Have you already experienced hayfever or allergie?

I'm thankful that hay fever hasn't struck me - yet. I feel very sorry for the folks who can't enjoy spring because of the pollen, it's such a nice season.
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Re: Have you already experienced hayfever or allergie?

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Try Aerius - the absolute bestest - and I've tried pretty much everything from A-homeopathic to Zyrtec (except desensitization). Prescription only, but well worth a quick visit to a doc. It doesn't make you drowsy like Zyrtec.



Happy Hayfever Season...

Thanks for the tips but I did try it in the past but it doesn't work. I always end up in such a bad state/shape that I have to have the injection.
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Old 06.03.2012, 22:16
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Re: Have you already experienced hayfever or allergie?

See article in 20 minuten today ...apparently could easily be hayfever and probably a bad year coming .....sorry
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Old 06.03.2012, 22:22
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Re: Have you already experienced hayfever or allergie?

I am doing the injection that starts before the hayfever season. Such a desensitisation that goes over 6 weeks as long as I dont react too strong. Every Friday I go and get the injection and I really hope that it will help.
Extra I have Xyzal tabs and then my spray to keep me breathing

For all of those poor people out there like me who suffer from allergies I recommend getting a Allergy Emergency set that you keep with you all the time and also so displayed that when something happens, people can help you.(at the pharmacy or just ask your house doc.) I have developed from the hayfever reactions to certain food as well. Avocados and melons....I miss sooooo much!!
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Old 06.03.2012, 22:51
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Re: Have you already experienced hayfever or allergie?

Quel Coincidence! I just suffered my 1st major allergy attack this morning!
I did experience something similar on a minor scale oh, a quarter century ago -- while here in Switz no less! (No place else.) But yes, even here in December I noticed a difference with my eyes. I suppose these things get worse with age.
.. I fear a trip to the pharmacy is in order.
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Old 01.04.2012, 20:21
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Hayfever

this is killing!
red eyes, runny nose and breathing difficulties now. tried taking anti histaminics but they suck the energy out of me and kind of put me on a sleep mode.I was wondering if any one has had success with aletrnative treatments with hayfever. I haven't had any success with homeopathy so far, but a friend suggested trying bioresonance therapy. Any feedbacks?
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Old 01.04.2012, 20:27
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Re: Hayfever

Pollen prognosis:

http://www.pollenundallergie.ch/Poll...ollenprognose/
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Old 01.04.2012, 21:33
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this is killing!
red eyes, runny nose and breathing difficulties now. tried taking anti histaminics but they suck the energy out of me and kind of put me on a sleep mode.I was wondering if any one has had success with aletrnative treatments with hayfever. I haven't had any success with homeopathy so far, but a friend suggested trying bioresonance therapy. Any feedbacks?
thanks
Depending on what your specific allergies are, try finding some locally produced honey from bees that have collected pollen from local sources - the same sources that may be causing your irritations.

Eating the local honey - apparently - has the same effect as inoculations - giving a small amount of the problem, so the body can build up a resistance. However, may only have the same strength remedy as homoeopathy.

Look in your local small independent store, käseladerli or Landi for anything produced in the area.
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Re: Hay Fever - Antihistamines

It seems to be extremely strong this year. Zyrtec is not working at all for me, claritine had not worked in the past.

Feeling horrible.
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Old 11.04.2012, 16:41
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It seems to be extremely strong this year. Zyrtec is not working at all for me, claritine had not worked in the past.

Feeling horrible.
And I thought I was imagining it. The pollen seem to be striking really hard this season.
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Old 11.04.2012, 16:46
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Re: Hay Fever - Antihistamines

I normally get hit pretty bad, especially the eyes, but been taking an OTC from Sandoz (name esapes me) and it seems to be doing the trick, for the nose at least. Had a bit of sore red-eye and itchiness, but not as bad as previous years. Yet.
I also use a Vitamin A eye-cream, Vita-Pos, from Pharm Medica. Very soothing for sore and swollen eyelids.

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Re: Hay Fever - Antihistamines

I also had it pretty bad ten days ago and I can suggest two choices which have worked well for me:

1. Lora-Mepha Allergie (Mepha) - 14 tablettes - CHF 9.10 per box
2. Cetallerg Cetirizin (Sandoz) - 10 tablettes - CHF 7.65

Hope this helps...
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Old 12.04.2012, 09:12
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Re: Hay Fever - Antihistamines

I had hay fever as a child, but seemed to 'grow out of it', until I moved here, hubby too. This year my symptoms seem worse, including wheezing and coughing, itching eyes, nose, ears and even the skin on my face is itchy.
We use Claritine, which helps, but am I the only one who feels spaced out and very sleepy whilst taking them?
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Old 16.06.2012, 14:24
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Re: Hay Fever - Antihistamines

I have just arrived back from an overseas business trip and hey the Heyfever has hit me like a brick. I have a chronic history with it and was told that it was worthwhile to have an injection in September last year. I went to the doctors late in September because I was out of the country and they said I was too late for the injection that year. I am using Aerius tablets but I have to question whether they are working.

I have found on the internet that Kenalog can be used as a short tem injection, has anyone any experience with this drug, is it available in Switzerland since my quality of life at the moment is not good and effecting family life.
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Re: Hay Fever - Antihistamines

I find Allegra works for me, but can also try some high doses of vitamins c and vit E. Also try Septilin found in apothem, its an Ayurvedic medicine, helps to boost your immunity and reduces sensitivity towards allergens!!
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Re: Hay Fever - Antihistamines

It is also important to clean or/and vacuum the exteriors of windows, that's where all the pollen sticks.
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Re: Hay Fever - Antihistamines

Bumping this really old thread.
Hay fever is new to me (not that I needed any more allergic reactions really ).

I'm not asking for antihistamine but I wonder: I seem to react to my houseplants now, is it possible? I mean they are not really blooming or something, so is this possible at all?

Before I start rearranging my apartment ......
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