Avoid Aggravating Allergies with This Sweeping Hack

Playing Drs. Rx: Simple Sweeping Trick to Cut Down on Dust!

If you're someone with allergies, sweeping may be a frustrating chore to do! The Doctors share a trick prevent so much of that dirt getting into your airways. 

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Simply dampen your dustpan before you sweep and those dust particles will get trapped by the liquid in your pan. The one caveat is if there is a ton of dust, ER physician Dr. Travis Stork recommends getting a true respiratory mask that will prevent those particles from getting into your lungs. 

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Or, you could be like Dr. Traivs, and get a robotic vacuum that cleans on its own! Dust mites are one of the most common causes of allergic asthma symptoms so sweep with caution.

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