The emergence of springtime is now dreaded by more people every year, and increasingly, all year long. More of us are faced with allergies and hay fever with each passing year. Scientists are mystified by this rapid growth of allergies among the developed world—growing at nearly epidemic levels. Why are so many people suffering from allergies and hay fever—medically called allergic rhinitis—and why is the condition expanding so quickly? Furthermore, what causes allergic rhinitis? And more importantly, can we do anything to reverse this condition? Drawing from hundreds of studies and research papers along with a keen understanding of traditional medicine, the author finally uncovers the mysteries surrounding allergic rhinitis. After defining the physiology of the condition and the host of allergens that can cause it, the author unveils the underlying causes of hay fever and allergies with precision and clarity. Safe and practical natural strategies to reverse allergic rhinitis and its underlying issues are then described in detail. These include inexpensive solutions that come with significant clinical evidence, along with applications that health professionals can employ in their practices. Whether health providers, allergy sufferers or their families, this text is a necessary reference for those wishing to solve the riddle of allergic rhinitis. Copyright 2012. 420 Pages.