Use HEPA filters to fight allergies
These high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters are found in most air purifiers and many vacuums. They’re top of the line when it comes to sucking up harmful particles in your home that can cause allergies, including pet dander, pollen, dust mites and smoke on a microscopic level. Your best bet is to go with a central filter rather than a single room filter, as the latter has not been proven to be effective in improving allergy symptoms, according to Steven Davis, MD, ENT, allergy-and-sinus specialist and founder and director of Breathe Clear Institute in Torrance, California.
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