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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by legendrider, Mar 2, 2004.

  1. legendrider

    legendrider LawnSite Member
    Messages: 50

    anyone suffer from the common seasonal allergies and stay in the business? Im not too bad right now. but pollen season is comming?
  2. RidgeCon

    RidgeCon LawnSite Member
    Messages: 72

    If you can believe it, I am allergic to grass.....but we maintain over 2000 acres a week
  3. specialtylc

    specialtylc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,656

    Same here. I've had allergies all my life. I suffer in june and july. Sometimes you just have to COWBOY UP.
  4. Andyinchville

    Andyinchville LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 270

    I have hay fever but it only lasts about
    3 or 4 weeks in the spring....
  5. MudslinginFX4

    MudslinginFX4 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,170

    I have bad allergies. They will probably be starting to get bad here in the next month or so and last 4-6 weeks. Allergies suck!

    LASTEC LawnSite Member
    Messages: 240

    I suffered with allergies for years every spring i would start with a cough, I kid you not i went to the DR. and got some type of shot and it knocked my allergies for about 3 years! As i have gotten older my allergies seem to not be as bad.
  7. KathysLGC

    KathysLGC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,345

    I have all allergies known to man....lol Pets, still got a dog. Grass,.. still gotta cut. Dust,.. still gotta clean, my girls attitude,.. still gotta love her. Some foods still gotta eat. Man I can't win.
  8. Critical Care

    Critical Care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,654

    I went through immunotheropy (allergy shots) as a kid, and do I have problems today? Uh huh, especially if I have to weedeat or mow dusty bone dry fields. Gotta put up with asthma too, but there's pretty good medicine out there now and if I can anticipate problems I can generally work around them, sniff, sniff.
  9. KathysLGC

    KathysLGC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,345

    I went thru the shots also. I find they did help a bit at first and whats good is going to the allergist every week tought me alot about my allergies and how to detect early warning signs. I had 6 sinus infections in one year! Thats 3 weeks of antibiotics per infection. Talk about non stop....... Walmart thought i was donating tissues to the poor!
    What has helped me out alot is the Nasal sprays. The one that works for me is Astelin. Rhinocort helps abit but not like Astelin.

    I would say go to an allergists and learn what you can about your allergies and see what preventive treatments you can try. Oh and get tons of samples!!!!! Just keep asking for them. Tell them you want to see what works.
  10. gravedigger5

    gravedigger5 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 505

    Alegra; I only take it during the mowing/leaf season when my allergies are the worst, the stuff works great, non drowsy and no medicine head, marc

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