How to Breathe Easy in Wildfire Smoke

Posted September 15, 2020 at 11:02 am by

Woman wears a mask outside on a smokey day

Dean­na from Peace­Health shares this infor­ma­tive arti­cle from their blog with some steps you can take to pro­tect your health when the air qual­i­ty is poor…

When wild­fires cre­ate smoky con­di­tions, it’s impor­tant to take extra steps to pro­tect your health. Wild­fire smoke can irri­tate your eyes, nose, throat and lungs. It can make it hard to breathe and cause you to cough or wheeze.

Chil­dren, preg­nant women and peo­ple with asth­ma, chron­ic obstruc­tive pul­monary dis­ease (COPD) or heart dis­ease espe­cial­ly need to reduce their expo­sure to wild­fire smoke.

Con­tin­ue read­ing here: How to pro­tect your health

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