How To Avoid Nighttime Allergies and Sleep Better

National Jewish Health allergy expert Carah Santos, MD, shares techniques for combating allergies at night when you are sleeping. Avoidance measures include keeping pets out of the bedroom, closing windows, and using nasal sinus rinses.



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Many springtime allergy sufferers suffer from poor sleep as well.

Avoidance measures are key, so keeping the windows closed in the home can really help prevent the pollens from entering the bedroom.

If you have pets, keeping the pets strictly outside the bedroom, since they may have brought pollens from outdoors into your bedroom, is also very important.

And also taking your medications at nighttime.

And using nasal sinus rinses can also help wash out your navel passages and sinuses from any pollens you may have inhaled during the day.


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