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Torkos Shares Natural Fall Allergy Remedies With Minneapolis Listeners

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Sherry Torkos, a pharmacist and author, appeared on The Jordana Green Show on WCCO-AM in Minneapolis to discuss the benefits of natural allergy remedies, including sinus rinses like Alkalol Nasal Wash, and offered tips on holistic treatments for nasal allergies. Torkos explained that: Allergies, especially for people prone to ragweed allergies, are particularly bad this [...]

Three Tips For Better Nasal Rinsing Hygiene

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If rinsing your nasal passages is part of your daily routine, it’s time to get into another habit: Regularly cleaning and replacing your nasal wash device. Recent medical studies and the Food and Drug Administration say it’s important to properly clean — and regularly replace — nasal rinse devices to avoid bacterial contamination that can [...]

Is It Ragweed Or A Cold? Signs You Have Fall Allergies

Fall allergy season has already started across the country

Fall means back to school, brilliant foliage, and (unfortunately for many) bad allergies.  Approximately 10 to 20 percent of the public is allergic to ragweed, the most common culprit of fall seasonal allergies. Ragweed season starts now  and stretches into November in many parts of the county. As we blogged last week, this fall is forecast [...]

Get Ready For A Rough Ragweed Season

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Get the tissues ready.  Accuweather.com is forecasting a stronger-than-normal ragweed season this fall. The popular weather site says ragweed allergies will be particularly bad in the Northeast and upper Midwest, where conditions in September and October are expected to be warm and dry, ideal for ragweed pollen. The long-range forecast is better for allergy sufferers [...]

Seven Simple Summer Allergy Tips

It’s almost impossible to completely avoid summer allergies when you’re outside and triggers are all around you. However, you can ease sniffling, sneezing, and congestion by avoiding your main summer allergy triggers. Here are a few tips: 1. Try to stay indoors whenever the pollen count is high (pollen counts usually peak in the mornings).2. [...]

The Alkalol Allergen Guide: Mold Spores

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Outdoor allergens – like pollens and mold spores – can be difficult to manage. It becomes even harder during the summer months when you’re spending as much time outside as possible. To identify what’s igniting those seasonal allergy flareups, we’ve created The Alkalol Allergen Guide, a series of blog posts we’re rolling out over the next [...]

The Alkalol Allergen Guide: Weed Pollens

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Outdoor allergens – like pollens and mold spores – can be difficult to manage. It becomes even harder during the summer months when you’re spending as much time outside as possible. To identify what’s igniting those seasonal allergy flareups, we’ve created The Alkalol Allergen Guide, a series of blog posts we’re rolling out over the [...]