Medication you use depends on the type of allergy. Chronic allergies require daily doses. Steroids (Nasal corticosteroids) are effective in preventing allergy attacks. Antihistamines like Claritin and Benadryl helps with sneezing and itching. Allergy shots (immunotherapy) are prescribed for more severe allergies.
Over-the-counter nasal sprays provide quick relief to millions of Americans suffering from a stuffy nose or sinus pressure, often brought on by allergies (aka "hay fever"). But did you know prolonged use of these sprays -- known as topical nasal decongestants (TNDs) -- often leads to addiction? Continue reading Decongestant Nasal Sprays:…