It’s that time of the year again—pollen season.
If you’ve got allergies, you’re probably already lamenting the puffy eyes, sneezing and headaches you’ll be having for the next few months.
But you don’t have to be miserable—if you pay attention to these 5 tips.
Are the OTC antihistamines in your medicine cabinet not cutting it for allergy relief?
See an allergist who can find precisely what you’re allergic to and get you the prescriptions you need to get relief.
Some days are worse for allergy sufferers than others because there’s more pollen in the air. The amount of pollen in the air is measured by the “pollen count.”
As a rule of thumb, pollen count is higher on warm, sunny days and lower on cloudy, rainy, stormy days.
Download an app that can give you pollen count alerts so you know when you can go outside without fear.
OK, let’s say the pollen count is high, but you absolutely have to work outside (mow the grass, wash the car, trim bushes. etc).
Buy a disposable paper mask or a long-lasting “respirator mask” with a HEPA filter.
To minimize allergens circulating throughout your home's air, have an air purifier installed in your ductwork.
A high-quality air purifier, like the Carrier Infinity Series Air Purifier, can filter out 95% of particles out of the air, including pollen.
Air purifiers are not only helpful during pollen season, but all year round for those with allergies and asthma issues.
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