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How can I purify the air in my house to relieve my allergy symptoms?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: HEPA filters

High efficiency particulate air filters are the best way to initially help.
Buying additional portable air purifiers could also help. Keep the dust and pet dander to a minimum since this plays a big role.

In brief: HEPA filters

High efficiency particulate air filters are the best way to initially help.
Buying additional portable air purifiers could also help. Keep the dust and pet dander to a minimum since this plays a big role.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Filters

One thing that you can do is upgrade your hvac filters.
Most filters are merv 8 but a filter with a higher merv number (i.e. 10 or 11) will remove smaller particles more effectively. If you have an unusual problem like a shedding indoor amimal or an old air- leaky home, stand-alone hepa filtration systems are available. Make sure you check-our replacement filter costs before you invest.

In brief: Filters

One thing that you can do is upgrade your hvac filters.
Most filters are merv 8 but a filter with a higher merv number (i.e. 10 or 11) will remove smaller particles more effectively. If you have an unusual problem like a shedding indoor amimal or an old air- leaky home, stand-alone hepa filtration systems are available. Make sure you check-our replacement filter costs before you invest.
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
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