6 Ways to Relieve Seasonal Allergies

Try these six strategies to reduce your allergy symptoms.

6 Ways to Relieve Seasonal Allergies

If allergy symptoms have you feeling stuffed up and teary-eyed this season, don’t fret! We’ve rounded up six effective ways to help you find relief from the results of all that pesky pollen floating around outside.

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Antihistamines

Antihistamines are the antidotes to histamines – a substance produced by the body during an allergic reaction that can cause symptoms including a runny nose or watery eyes. They’re available over-the-counter and by prescription in many different forms such as pill, nasal spray, liquids, and eye drops.

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Exactly How to De-Escalate Aggression From a Stranger

Follow security Expert Bill Staton's important advice to keep yourself safe.

Have you ever had a tense interaction with a stranger in public? Perhaps your shopping carts accidentally knocked into each other or there was a misunderstanding in communication and the other person gets angry. You may wonder how you can de-escalate the aggression and exit the situation safely. So security expert Bill Stanton has your go-to advice for staying alert and protecting yourself in the face of verbal aggression and physical attacks.

THE INITIAL INTERACTION

Bill Stanton: "It always starts with something small, like someone being too close to you, or even more common, you get bumped by a shopping cart. You want to look at their eyes first -it may reveal emotional changes. But you can't rely on just that. Look at what their trunk is doing; a person's torso will reveal their intent. Body language like raising hands, heightened expression, tense shoulders — these are natural responses to a person who is feeling threatened and will escalate. They may begin to zero in on the space between you and them, and their voice will get louder and louder. You want to read this before it gets further and becomes explosive."

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