Spring is the season for allergic rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis, also known as allergic rhinitis, is an inflammatory reaction of the nasal mucosa. The main symptoms are nasal congestion, nasal itching, sneezing, and runny nose. In severe cases, it may be accompanied by an asthma attack. Clinically, the most common indoor allergens are dust mites, cockroaches, animal dander, and mold, and the most common outdoor allergens (seasonal) are pollen, catkins, etc.
The key point of allergic rhinitis prevention is to seek medical treatment, find out allergens, and avoid contact with allergens. In addition, the following measures are recommended to strengthen prevention.
1. Actively exercise to enhance physical fitness. Pay attention to protect the nasal cavity when going out, avoid contact with too much chemicals, cosmetics, etc. At the same time, quit smoking and limit alcohol to ensure adequate sleep and improve body resistance.
2. The diet should be light and balanced. Drink plenty of water, eat more fresh fruits and vegetables, eat less foods that can induce allergies, and eat fish, shrimp, crabs and other seafood carefully. AvoidEat cold, high-protein foods. If it is confirmed that you are allergic to a certain food, you must avoid eating it again.
3. Pay attention to nasal cavity hygiene. Patients with allergic rhinitis can wash their nose with normal saline daily, Hot water steam smokes the nose or wet the nose with a hot towel to promote local blood circulation and enhance the disease resistance of the nose.
4. Keep a comfortable mood and prevent depression and depression.
5. Daily nasal massage is used to smooth the nasal orifice and drive away evil spirits. The specific massage method is to rub back and forth on both sides of the bridge of the nose with the index fingers of both hands for 3 minutes each time, once in the morning and once in the evening.
6. Be careful not to suddenly enter and exit the environment where there is a big difference between hot and cold.
Source: Beijing Daily