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Indoor air pollution. How helpful is a hepa filter?

Indoor air pollution.  How helpful is a hepa filter?

Great: Hepa filters are one of the best filters. Use according to room size. They are great. ...Read more

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How much does hepa air filter cost?

How much does  hepa air filter cost?

Varies in price: Depending on size of the unit you need for the sq. Ft area you want to filter. ...Read more

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Like to filter out dustmites out of the air?

Like to filter out dustmites out of the air?

They are not in air: While hepa filters work best for airbore particals that trigger allergies and asthma, dust mites hang out on surfaces and inside matress, boxspring, pillows, rugs and upolstered furniture. Allergy proof encasings are the best for bedding and removal of rugs in the bedroom. ...Read more

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Air purifier makes the air dry, is this true?

Not necessarily: There are many ways to purify air - not all of them make air dry. Check out http://home.howstuffworks.com/air-purifier.htm for some basics. ...Read more

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Can forced air heaters trigger allergies?

Can forced air heaters trigger allergies?

No: No, but as a simple precaution you should change your air filters at least every 3 months. If your child develops dust mite allergy, then dirty air vents can be a trigger of allergy symptoms, but forced air heaters in themselves will not trigger allergy per se. ...Read more

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Could cold air coming from air conditioner make you sick?

Could cold air coming from air conditioner make you sick?

Could be a factor.: A virus is required to catch a cold. Cold, dry air ^’s nasal mucus production ; viscosity. Mucus is part of our body’s defense mechanism. It traps viruses ; other particles. When the mucus is thick (sluggish) it makes removing viruses more difficult. Another function of the nose is to warm cold air before it moves to the lungs. Capillaries in the nose dilate to bring warm blood to the nares. As. ...Read more

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Could fractured inflammed leg in a cast be relieved from swelling by providing cold air conditioner air?

Could fractured inflammed leg in a cast be relieved from swelling by providing cold air conditioner air?

Probably not: Wrap a towel around your leg over the cast and use a large ice pack or big ziplock bag full of ice and secure it with an ACE wrap. Also Elevate your leg on pillows above your heart. should improve. IF not you may need to get the cast SPLIT and loosened. ...Read more

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Do water filters really help trapped pollutants in tap water?

Do water filters really help trapped pollutants in tap water?

Not in NYC: The water in nyc is so good that filters are a waste of money. And they probably remove healthy electrolytes (will have to check on google to be sure). ...Read more

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Air ionizer good or bad? It is on my air filter from the 90s

Probably good: But the equipment is a little dated. More things to go wrong. Have service and make sure it is functioning as designed. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to spray a pressurized air duster upside down on yourself?

Is it dangerous to spray a pressurized air duster upside down on yourself?

Yes: If the pressure is great enough, can cause mucosal injury. Otherwise, will push particulate matter deep into the pharyngeal cavities and possibly into the sinuses. Better option is saline rinse (prefer squeeze bottle from Neil-med) for more gentle method to introduce moisture and clear irritants/allergens. ...Read more

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I filtered lukewarm water in the Brita filter jug. Will the chemicals in the plastic leach?

I filtered lukewarm water in the Brita filter jug. Will the chemicals in the plastic leach?

Water : I am not in favor of putting warm or hot water in plastic jug because chemicals can leach to water. So use steel or copper jug. ...Read more

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Home treatment to remove excess phelgam or mucus in lungs and trachea wind pipe?

Home treatment to remove excess phelgam or mucus in lungs and trachea wind pipe?

Steam: Steam inhalation might be a good way to loosen secretion. Do not however use steam from a direct source like a keetle -you will be burned. ...Read more

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Could an air purifier cause shortness of breath?

Could an air purifier cause shortness of breath?

Possible: If not maintained and cleaned well yes. These may become dirty and not function well. Also depends on the type of cleaner. Some are electrostatic or ionized. Most likely it is the surrounding enviorment not the machine if working well. Need to trouble shoot more. ...Read more

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Can air purifiers be helpful in controlling cat allergens?

Can air purifiers be helpful in controlling cat allergens?

Yes: Keep the fury little beast out of your bedroom at all times and if possible get rid of carpeting. If not, move. If you can't move, sell the cat. If you can't sell the cat, take him for a ride and leave him with a good family. I have horrible allergies. I hope you are not going to end up in emergency room unable to breathe. I did. Wasn't fun. My brother in laws cat. Solution?- nvr been back+ divorc. ...Read more

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Which type of room air filter helps the best with pet and dust allergies?

Which type of room air filter helps the best with pet and dust allergies?

HEPA: Hepa filter means high efficiency particulate air filter. This is just a government designation that a filter will remove a certain number of particles of a given size. These will take the level of animal dander down from a ton to a lot. Look for a reputable major brand name and change the filter regularly. ...Read more