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Smoky Skies and Respiratory Health

Updated: Sep 14, 2020

Fires up and down the West Coast have created unhealthy and even dangerous air quality. Smoke and particulates in the air irritate the delicate membranes of the eyes, nose, throat, and entire respiratory tract. This makes us not only uncomfortable, but more susceptible to infections, asthma, and other systemic imbalances. While this time might feel overwhelming, we can be empowered knowing that there are simple things in our medicine cabinet and kitchen that can bring us immediate relief.

Here is a brief guide to support you during this time; remember that your dual goals are to decrease your exposure and to soothe and heal affected areas.

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