Tags: allergic reactions, allergy problems, Doctor Advice, healthy radicals, histaminergic, illness symptoms, mineral supplement, Mucous Membranes, mucus layer, multivitamin, Nutritionist, selenium, Vitamin A, zincTopic: Discovery|
Doctor recommends other nutrients: vitamin A, selenium, and zinc. These nutrients play important roles in the health of mucous membranes, your body’s internal skin.
If you have healthy mucous membranes, your chances of having significant allergy problems will be less. The mucous membrane is a layer of cells that secrete the slimy substance we all know and should love, because it contains an array of infection-fighting bio-chemicals. Mucus also shields cells from direct contact with pollen and other allergens, substances that trigger allergies.
This mucus layer protects cells from the damaging effects of air pollution. Studies show that people who are exposed to both air pollution and allergens are more likely to have severe allergic reactions than those exposed only to allergens. Read the rest of this entry »