Allergic Rhinitis


Most of the people soon after coming into contact with allergens, experience symptoms like sneezing, runny nose and itchiness in eyes and these are caused due to an allergic condition called allergic rhinitis. Though allergic rhinitis is not life threatening, if left untreated can lead to several complications like nasal polyps, sinusitis, middle ear infections and difficulties in sleeping and can also worsen the symptoms of Asthma. Homeopathy can be a most reliable option for people suffering from Allergic Rhinitis as it not only offers most significant relief but also improves your immunity to eliminate the risk of re-occurrence.

What is Allergic Rhinitis?


Allergic Rhinitis also known as Hay fever is our body’s allergic response to allergens like dust mites, smoke, pollen, mold and others. Even though these allergens are not dangerous, our immune system overreacts and releases histamine. This histamine is a chemical which is meant to defend these allergens.

Types of Allergic Rhinitis


Allergic rhinitis is broadly classified into two types namely seasonal and perennial.

• Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis-

It is a condition where people experience symptoms of Allergic Rhinitis in particular seasons especially in summer, spring and early fall. Outdoor allergens like pollen act as major risk factor for Seasonal allergic rhinitis.

• Perennial Allergic Rhinitis-

It is a condition where people experience symptoms of Allergic Rhinitis year round. Indoor allergens like dust mites, pet hair and others along with food allergies act as risk factors for Perennial allergic rhinitis.

Causes of Allergic Rhinitis


As discussed earlier Allergic Rhinitis is mainly caused due to oversensitive immune system. Few common allergens which trigger risk of Allergic Rhinitis include
• Dust Mites
• Pollen
• Animal Dander
• Mold
• Smoke
• Latex
• Cold weather
• Humidity
• Pollution
• Chemicals
• Perfumes and hair sprays

Symptoms of Allergic Rhinitis


Symptoms of Allergic Rhinitis occurs soon after coming into contact with allergens. Few common symptoms include
• Persistent sneezing
• Coughing
• Runny nose
• Stuffy nose
• Itchy and watery eyes
• Itchy nose
• Watery eyes
• Sore throat
Long term exposure to allergens leads to other symptoms like headache, fatigue, puffiness and dark circles under eyes.

Homeopathy for Allergic Rhinitis


Homeopathy has some really good remedies for Allergic Rhinitis. It not just treats the symptoms but also improves your immunity and prevents further re-occurrence.Dr J Lal Homoeopathy has treated several people with Allergic Rhinitis using constitutional homeopathic remedies and improved their overall wellbeing. These remedies are made of natural substances and are free from side effects. Homeopathic remedies for Allergic rhinitis are prescribed based on the symptoms, health history and severity of individuals condition.