From The Straits Times    |

Singaporeans know what it is like to be engulfed by haze and it can have a significant impact on our overall health and well being. Find out what causes haze, how it can affect your health and some precautions to take to survive during this period.

6 expert tips for surviving the haze info.jpgStay Indoors: Keep your windows closed as much as possible. Only 10-15% of the pollutants in the air can infiltrate an enclosed building. 

Air Conditioning/ Air Purifier: Switch on the air conditioning and air purifier whenever possible to filter out the pollutants.

Boost Your Immunity: Eat foods packed with Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Omega-3 fatty acids. They are essential for a strong immune system!

Drink Water: Drink plenty of water to keep yourself hydrated. Water is also required to flash out toxins adsorb through skin and lungs.

Wet Cloths: If you do not have a mask, try dampening a towel and cover your nose and mouth. You can also line your window openings with wet towels.

Wear A Mask: Wear a mask if you need to go outdoors. A good quality N95 mask can filter out finer pollutants in the air, keeping you well protected

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