Masks & Allergies
Why are masks good?
Well, they filter out common allergens such as pollen & ragweed. Masks also help to humidify and warm the air we breathe.
What kind of allergies can masks help you with?
Seasonal allergies—pollen, trees, ragweed, weeds, molds, etc.
Can masks help with itchy eyes?
No, mainly masks help reduce allergies from things that travel through your nose and mouth.
Can you wear a mask indoors?
Watch out for this...
Many people with allergies may also have sensitive skin, so pick a gentle cloth or medical grade mask.
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Doctor's Take: Yup, so the main thing that’s saved us from these variants is that by the time the variants started to show up in America, we already had vaccines coming into the system.
So, if the variants had arrived earlier: We would have been in major trouble.
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Go hug Fido!
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Go get it! Ask your Doctor!
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What you should have in your skincare routine?
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