Vitamins and Allergies

Last Update: February 21, 2014

I suffered from severe Allergies for a long time. I tried Echinacea for a few weeks. It did help me control my Allergies.

One day, I went to see my friend. She was a Pharmacist at a Rite Aid Pharmacy in Queens, New York. I mentioned that I had been using Echinacea for a few weeks, with positive results. She told me stop using Echinacea. She told me that I could get side effects if I kept on using Echinacea for a long time. She told me that the proper way would be to use it for two weeks, then take a break for two weeks. But that meant that I would be suffering from my Allergies every other two weeks.

She told me that there was another solution. She told me to start taking a combination of Vitamins on a daily basis. These Vitamins would help boost my immune system and, thus, control my Allergies. I took her advice and started taking the Vitamins that she recommended. Was I surprised / Absolutely ! My Allergies were under control.

That was 15 years ago. I am still good and my Allergies under control.

The Vitamins that I used ( and still using) are

  • Vitamin C 1000mg
  • Vitamin E 400iu
  • Zinc 50mg

This is only my personal experience.

Please always consult your Personal Physician BEFORE using Vitamins.

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Kav Premium
Thanks for the reminder. I used to take Vitamin C 1000g on its own and I can definitely agree with you, it works. Need to restart.
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Scorpio15 Premium
To date no one has ever died from taking too many vitamins ,but thousands of patients have died taking prescription drugs recommended by medical practitioners-fact!
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bodie1 Premium
thank you for the informative information.
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Marcy Morgan Premium
Well done. We do need lots of vitamins that tend to lack in our basic diets. Supplements are the way at times
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Nadeem2014 Premium
Thx
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Nadeem2014 Premium
Before using these vitamins, my Allergies were so bad that it looked like I had a permanent cold the whole year.
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