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Old 04-20-2008, 06:27 PM
 
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Maybe look for local honey in the phone book. I get mine from the same guy in the phone book we looked up to take the beehive from our fruit trees. I believe even supermarkets like Albertsons have an organic section and that is usually where local stuff is found. Even check a local grocer. I dont get my honey from the health store because its too far away.
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Old 04-20-2008, 06:53 PM
 
Location: home state of Myrtle Beach!
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Were you out in the yard on Friday? I've been suffering badly since then. Did some yard work and then was outside at a school carnival. When I woke up Saturday morning and went outside my neighbor was having a garage sale and she had a air purifier that I bought. I have wanted one for years because we do smoke in the house and having one is a big help with that. For now we keep it in our bedroom but it is portable so we will move it around if we have guests here. HEPA is the best filter you can buy for anything but it is loud.

I suffered in Chicago but I think in the last year here it has gotten really bad. Could it be that hubby keeps planting more flowers and other vegetation in our yard? He doesn't think so but I know that is part of it. It's nice to know my health is important to him.

Something you can do that does not involve medicine is get a neti-pot. I've had one for a few months now (bought it the last time my nose went nuts) but I quit using it when I got better. It does help to wash that stuff out of there. Even with a severe irritation and blockage it does help slowly to clean it out. I'm doing better today than yesterday and if I keep up with it every 2-3 hours hopefully by late tomorrow I'll be clear again. Look it up online if you haven't heard of it. It was featured on The Today Show recently and on Regis and Kelly just last week (it may still be on their website).
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Old 04-20-2008, 09:07 PM
 
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related question: any preference on cool mist humidifiers and warm mist humidifiers?
if i'm in the desert and it's summer i want cool mist.
if i'm in the mountains in the winter, i want warm mist.
one of the air-o-swiss humidifiers has the option of both.
the above post on this thread that i did this morning has a link to the web-site called allergybuyersclub. they have a good comparison chart and info on humidifiers.
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Old 04-20-2008, 09:36 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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If you have a mold allergy, just be REALLY careful with humidfiers or it will make your problem much worse. My doctor says never to use them, but I do in the winter still, just making sure to really clean them well daily.
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