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Outsmart Your Seasonal Allergies

  • By Susan Lacke
  • Published Feb 19, 2014
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Know When To Say When

Though many allergy symptoms can be managed well, sometimes symptoms fast-track to illness. Sinus infections are common with allergy sufferers, as are severe headaches and congestion. In these circumstances, dialing back your training will accelerate recovery, as training may compromise your body’s ability to fight off infection.

“If you feel sick or tired all the time, and you know you’re not a victim of overtraining, then that’s when you need to see your local healthcare provider for a check-up,” says Millard. “The bottom line: you don’t need to practice medicine on yourself. Check things out with your healthcare provider.”

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