Home > Newsletters > Need to Know > Set up an air filter at home 30 January 2015 Stress and your allergies 0 Try reducing your stress to lessen allergic reactions. When your stress levels rise so do levels of cytokines, our allergic-response proteins. If you feel an allergic reaction coming on, breathe deeply, listen to music or go for a work out.Read: Veld fires could be making your allergies worseThis allergy health tip is brought to you by Pharma Dynamics is one of the leading generic pharmaceutical companies in South Africa More: Need to KnowSet up an air filter at home advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Do itchy, burning eyes mean you have an allergy? News Limpopo Department of Health confident of healthcare turnaround Medical Social media posts may hint at depression long before clinical diagnosis Medical Eczema? Would you consider taking a bleach bath? Parenting Countries that ban spanking see less teen violence News Mom’s life is ruined after mystery sickness makes her look anorexic From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Gut health » Can't lose weight? Blame it on your gut Our nutrition experts weigh in on why gut health is such an important factor in weight loss, on World Obesity Day. Sleep better » Yes, there is such a thing as too much sleep A new study confirms that too little sleep can impair your brain, but interestingly, too much sleep is also a problem.