Huffington Post Blog - July 2012
by Amy Rothenberg, ND
Intense seasonal allergies bring Larry, a 45-year-old construction worker, to my office. A straight-talking, upbeat guy, he's not convinced naturopathic medicine can help him, but he'll give it a try. Over-the-counter meds are not effective for Larry's sneezing, itching eyes, sinus congestion or the headaches he endures every fall and spring. Stronger pharmaceuticals give him side effects he cannot tolerate, including sleepiness and clouded thinking.