Dr. Jackie on Money Magazine: 5 ways to cut the cost of allergy relief
Looking for allergy relief? Prescriptions, rather than OTC remedies, are often more effective and cheaper in the long run. Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet, along with four other allergy doctors, offers advice on how to cut the cost of allergy relief.
For gear, there’s no need to splurge
The best air purifier is your air conditioner, says Gaithersburg, Md., allergist Jacqueline Eghrari-Sabet. Just add a HEPA filter to trap pollen, dust, and mold spores. With no AC, a basic $50 HEPA air purifier works fine, especially in small rooms.
When you’re allergic to heavier allergens that settle quickly — like dust mites and cat hair — air purifiers may not help much, though. Get a HEPA filter for your vacuum and clean often.
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