Do I Need Antihistamines for Allergies?

Do I Need Antihistamines for Allergies? Different medications can treat allergies, including steroids and allergy shots, but usually the first thing to try is an antihistamine. When your body comes into contact with whatever your allergy trigger is — pollen, ragweed, pet dander, or dust mites, for example — it makes chemicals called histamines. They […]

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Top Items for Your Allergy Relief Kit

Top Items for Your Allergy Relief Kit When allergies leave you red-eyed and itchy, eyedrops can help. They ease inflammation so your eyes don’t itch, tear up, or swell. Use antihistamine drops with ketotifen in them before you go outside to prevent symptoms. Try artificial tears to flush out allergens. Or look into over-the-counter decongestant eyedrops […]

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