Hazy days are back! It has been sweeping through the air in recent days, adding to existing pollution; particles, smoke and dust hanging in the air causing smoky air & foggy vision.

During this period; exposure to haze may cause various types of health problems, from light coughs to serious respiratory problems. Symptoms may include:

• Eye irritation and watery eyes

• Running nose, stuffy nose & constant sneezing

• Throat irritation, dry throat, sore throat and/or coughing & phlegm

• Headache, dizziness, fatigue and/or stress

• Decreased lung function, chest tightness/pain, shortness of breath

• Skin allergies.

Here are 5 ways to survive this haze season because ‘Prevention Is Better Than Cure’!

1. Stay hydrated. Increase your water intake.

2. Stay indoors when possible.

3. Wear a respiratory mask. N95 masks are recommended.

4. Stop smoking and/or open burning!

5. Do not ignore the symptoms!

Visit a doctor as soon as you experience respiratory problems or any other health issues.

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