In Canada, allergens like pollen strike not only in Spring, but up to the first freeze. Fortunately, there are ways to protect yourself against seasonal allergies and reduce your exposure to outdoor and indoor allergens.
Baffled by all the over-the-counter products available to treat indoor or outdoor allergies? Your pharmacist can help you make the best choice according to your needs and preferences.
Common Cold or Hay Fever?
Allergic rhinitis is a common condition that involves inflammation of the nasal mucous membranes, sinuses and eyes. There are two types.
ADVICE ON OTC MEDICATION
If you don’t know which over-the-counter medication to choose to relieve your allergy symptoms, don’t be shy to ask your pharmacist!
If you have asthma or are experiencing strep throat symptoms, talk to your pharmacist about tests to ensure your respiratory health is in order.