Allergies

 
Seasonal allergies are caused by your child’s immune system reacting with the environment around them.  Children with allergies are usually sensitive to more than one thing and can also suffer with eczema and/or asthma.  Allergies can cause a runny nose, rashes, swelling, itching and asthma.  Allergic responses are inflammatory.  To understand how to help allergies using naturally healthy solution, it is important to remember that the digestive system is the heart of your child’s innate immune response and is responsible for regulating inflammation.  Assessing the health of the digestive tract often give clues to why a child is having an allergic response and treating weaknesses within the gut can result in dramatic improvement of allergy symptoms.
Some common allergens include:

  • Pollen 
  • Dust mites
  • Mold spores
  • Pet dander
  • Food  
  • Insect stings
  • Medicines 

Allergies are the result of an intricate interplay between gentics and environmental triggers.  The key to improving allergy symptoms is to leverage other parts of the body like the digestve tract, nutrient status and stress system.  Regulating immune response requires a healhty microbiome, vitamins and minerals as well as healthy digestion.