Dear Pharmacist
The Best of Times|September 2020
The 4 Best Natural Antihistamines
Suzy Cohen, R.Ph.

This time of year causes a lot of grief for people who have allergies. Of course, we have terrific antihistamines now, and you can buy nationwide. I am not opposed to the antihistamines though, if you take them in moderation. But you should also lower your histamine burden through diet. Did you know you could do that?

Many people do not realize that the foods they’re eating contribute to the histamine they liberate in their body. It can ultimately cause or contribute to an existing autoimmune condition. For a free food guide on histamine, visit suzycohen.com/hashi.

Here are the four best natural antihistamines:

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