Arm yourself against allergy triggers Yellowknife NT

Allergy season can be a dreadful time of year for more than six million Canadians who suffer from seasonal allergies. Pollen produced by trees, grass ...

BMO Bank of Montreal
(867) 873-6261
480 B Range Lake Road - P.O. Box 1799
Yellowknife, NT
Type
Branch with ABM

RBC - Yellowknife Branch
(867) 873-5961
1-4920 52Nd St
Yellowknife, NT
Languages
English, French
Office Hours
Monday: 09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday: 09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday: 09:00 - 16:00
Thursday: 09:00 - 16:00
Friday: 09:00 - 17:30
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Lakeshore Insurance Broker's Ltd
(867) 920-2525
9-100 Borden Dr
Yellowknife, NT
 
The Co-operators
(867) 873-9522
321D Old Airport Rd
Yellowknife, NT
 
RBC - Hay River Branch
(867) 874-6547
77 Woodland Dr
Hay River, NT
Languages
English, French
Office Hours
Monday: 09:30 - 16:00
Tuesday: 09:30 - 16:00
Wednesday: 09:30 - 16:00
Thursday: 09:30 - 16:00
Friday: 09:30 - 17:00
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Scotiabank
(867) 669-6000
5102 50Th Avenue
Yellowknife, NT
 
Arctic Insurance Brokers Ltd
(867) 873-6398
Unit 104 487 Range Lake Rd
Yellowknife, NT
 
orthern Employee Benefits Services (NEBS)
(867) 873-4965
700-5201 50 Avenue
Yellowknife, NT
 
Life Care Planning
(867) 920-4920
5109 48 St
Yellowknife, NT
 
BMO Bank of Montreal
(867) 873-6261
480 B Range Lake Road - P.O. Box 1799
Yellowknife, NT
Type
Branch with ABM

Arm yourself against allergy triggers

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(NC)-Allergy season can be a dreadful time of year for more than six million Canadians who suffer from seasonal allergies. Pollen produced by trees, grass and ragweed is public enemy number one. Arming yourself against allergy triggers takes a combination of lifestyle adjustments and medical therapies.

The most common allergy symptoms include itchy, watery eyes; sneezing, and stuffy noses. These can take their toll, impacting work performance, sleep and even learning.

Preventive measures to arm yourself against allergy triggers include:

• Wash your hair and body when you arrive home. Doing so prevents pollen from finding its way onto your sheets, pillows, couches and carpets.

• Keep your work and home environment their cleanest with regular dusting, vacuuming, and mopping to wipe away residual pollen that may have accumulated indoors and aggravate allergy symptoms.

• Be sure to change your air conditioner filter every 90 days to reduce the accumulation of allergy triggers.

• Keep your clothes as free from allergens as possible. Avoid drying your clothes outside during high pollen times, especially early morning and early evening.

• Pay attention to the time of year when symptoms typically set in for you, mark it in your calendar and ensure that you have a plan of attack before your symptoms set in.

For anyone with moderate to severe allergy symptoms, the above lifestyle adjustments may not be enough to keep allergies at bay. With a wide variety of both over the counter and prescription options for treating allergies, it can be difficult to know which treatment is right for you. Since many people suffer from both irritated eyes and nose, the best treatment may need to address both. Talk to your doctor to learn about new options for treating your seasonal allergy symptoms.

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