Allergy Meds and the Side Effects in Chesterfield

Allergy Meds and the Side Effects in Chesterfield

Chiropractic Chesterfield MI Allergy Meds And The Side Effects

While medications used to treat the symptoms of seasonal allergies may be effective, they can also have very serious side effects.

Spring can represent many things depending on who you talk to. It can signify the end of winter, light, rebirth, or even just longer warmer sunny days. But for the millions of Americans who struggle with seasonal allergies in Chesterfield, the spring season represents something entirely different; sneezing, coughing, congestion, itchy eyes, poor sleep, etc. In an attempt to get relief from these symptoms many will turn to medication as an answer.


Side Effects of Allergy Medications in Chesterfield

SIDE EFFECTS OF ANTIHISTAMINES

  • sedation
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • headache

SIDE EFFECTS OF DECONGESTANTS

  • dizziness
  • lightheadedness
  • restlessness
  • tremors
  • numbness

SIDE EFFECTS OF INHALED CORTICOSTEROIDS

  • weakness
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • vision problems
  • breathing problems
  • rash

ALLEGRA AND CLARITIN SIDE EFFECTS

Some of the more common allergy meds such as Allegra and Claritin can cause side effects that include

  • pain in the extremities
  • back pain
  • pain during menstruation
  • dizziness
  • itching
  • nosebleeds
  • dry mouth
  • nervousness
  • stomach pain
  • diarrhea
  • throat hoarseness
  • hives
  • swelling in the mouth, throat, face, hands, and feet

MORE SERIOUS SIDE EFFECTS

  • increased or uneven heart rate
  • liver and/or kidney problems
  • seizures

In light of the serious health risks involved with taking these potent medications many people are forced to ask the question; does the benefit outweigh the risk? What we should be asking is, what is causing the allergies, and how do I correct the cause and not just mask the symptoms?

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DiMartino Chiropractic Center

30120 23 Mile Road
Chesterfield, MI 48047

(586) 949-9248