So I am riding in my car and a voice comes on the radio…..no, its not the lyrics to The Rolling Stone’s Satisfaction. It was someone giving really bad advice about windows and allergies.
Bad Advice on Windows and Allergies
This really happened this past Saturday. I was listening to a home improvement show on the radio. The topic was controlling moisture and humidity in the home. The “guest” was selling a device to increase air circulation (a really good thing) but she was making me crazy with the bad information she was giving in an attempt to sell her product.
She talked about opening your windows on clear, dry, windy days to increase circulation and air out your home. She stressed that this was important if you have allergies. WRONG! Windows and allergies only work well together when the windows are closed and keeping pollen out!
If you have allergies to pollen, the last thing you want to do is throw your windows open on clear, dry days. Especially windy days. That is when pollen counts are the highest.
Good Advice on Windows and Allergies
So what can you do?
If you really want to get the fresh air inside and keep the pollen out, you can use special air screens to repel the pollen. The Micro-Air Screens are perfect. They allow you to open the window 8″ (enough to get some air circulation) and the special screen media will repel the dust and pollen in the air. Because the screen repels the particles instead of filtering them, the media does not get clogged. You can read more at Air Screens for Pollen.
Just another thing to consider in your fight for clean indoor air!
Spring is in the air, warm weather is here for many and for others its’ just a few short weeks away. The down side is the airborne allergen levels are going through the roof. The start of Spring for many means the start of suffering through Spring Allergy Season.
Many people think of Mid March and April as the beginning of spring. April truly is the cruelest month for allergy sufferers. April is famous for bringing nasal-assaulting tree pollen along with all those lovely spring flowers.
Killer Spring Allergy Season
If you live in a pollen hot spot like Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte or Hartford, Conn., it may seem like more people than ever are sniffling, sneezing, and suffering because of spring allergies. Ever hear someone say the pollen is killing them? Many feel like they are dying. If you think this allergy season is going to be a killer, Read this article on the Spring Allergy Season. It will explain how to be tested for Spring allergies and what you can do to protect yourself.
Don’t let this Spring allergy season keep you cooped up indoors sneezing and suffering, Get relief!
We all know it is not practical to stay inside constantly during the fall seasonal allergy time of year. Right now, the weather is turning cooler; and it is just too nice to say cooped up inside. Face it, if you go outside or if your doors or windows are open, you are going to be exposed to the fall seasonal allergy causing pollens.
If you want to reduce your symptoms, you are going to have to reduce your exposure to fall seasonal allergy pollens. These are mainly the ragweeds.
After pollen exposure, take a shower and wash your hair to remove the pollens that are on the outside of your body. Then perform nasal irrigation to get rid of the pollens that have adhered to the inside of your nasal and sinus passages. Many people use some type nasal sinus irrigation systems because studies show it works. (Read Complete Article)
We carry the the SinuPulse Elite® which is a revolutionary nasal irrigation system with patented technology that makes it the only device capable of delivering both an atomized pulsating mist spray and a pulsating cleansing irrigation. The one thing we really like about it is it is a drug free way of dealing with seasonal allergies and sinus problems that come with them. Our customers have been very happy with this unit and we think you will too.
Wishing you the best of health