It Happens Every Summer
You are only a few days away from the
sneeze of summer, 2012. Although ragweed is
considered to be an
autumn allergy, the first
pollens fill the air in mid-August.
Unless you live inside of an air-filtered
sterile plastic bubble,
you'll soon be breathing air filled with
For me, the simple sound of a lawn mower
the silence of Sunday morning
spring days once set me to sneezing.
Like swallows returning to Capistrano, my
annual 6 week season of
sneezing, wheezing, and
sniffles would begin on the ides of April and
last until June 1st.
After discontinuing all milk
and dairy products,
the allergies were gone. There would be an occasional
tickle in the nose, and when pollen counts are high
there is an
occasional sneeze, but wonder of wonders,
I now sleep through the night
No longer do I need Actifed-C with codeine.
more antihistamines. No more nose spray.
No more expensive visits to
Milk and cheese. They made the difference.
consumption is what puts allergies over
If only my
allergist had told me about this
publication when I was in my thirties in
"Dairy products may play a major role in
the development of
allergies, asthma, sleep
difficulties, and migraine headaches."
Israel Journal of Medical Sciences 1983;
In 1995, I
read a revealing article in the
Townsend Medical Letter. I remember the
well. That was the last time I ate ice cream:
cow's milk, especially processed
cow's milk, has been linked to a variety
health problems, including: mucous production
- Townsend Medical Letter, 05/95, J. Klotter, MD
I paid thousands of
dollars to various allergists,
receiving treatment that did not work. Why
any of them tell me the following:
"At least 50% of all
children in the United
States are allergic to cow's milk, many
undiagnosed. Dairy products are the leading
cause of food allergy...Many
cases of asthma
and sinus infections are reported to be
even eliminated by cutting out dairy."
- Natural Health, July, 1994,
Nathaniel Mead, MD
There is a simple cure.
dairy-free/congestion-free allergy seasons!