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The vernal equinox signals the official beginning of spring. Spring in the desert southwest is heralded by warm temperatures, bright sunshine and the unmistakable fragrance of orange blossoms wafting in the air.
This spring is expected to be particularly challenging for seasonal allergy sufferers. Because of all of the rain we had this past winter here in the valley, the desert and surrounding mountains are greener than they have been in years. The blooming trees, grasses and desert flowers all release pollens that float on even the most gentle breeze. According to recent weather reports, all of that pollen in addition to the ubiquitous fine dust in the valley will contribute to a very irritating and lengthy spring allergy season.
The doctors at Keystone Natural Family Medicine in Mesa offer individualized solutions to help you cope with the effect of all of that pollen. Prevention and treatment strategies may include diet, acupuncture, detox techniques, supplementation, botanical medicine and homeopathy to name a few. We just received a shipment of a homeopathic remedy that is specially formulated for what is blooming in the desert southwest this spring. Call to schedule an appointment before your allergy symptoms get out of control!