Health tips to combat haze

Eye irritation

Use a warm towel to clean the eyelids or apply eye drops.

Runny nose

Remain indoors and get medication like antihistamines and decongestants.Dry throat

Avoid exercising when haze conditions are bad.

Drink more water and get enough sleep and exercise. Also watch your diet.

Children

Children with asthma have to be careful as particulate matters in the haze may irritate the sensitive airways and trigger an asthma attack.

The elderly

Particulate matters in the hazy air may cause the elderly who have heart and lung diseases to cough or experience breathlessness.

When the PSI reading rises to the "unhealthy" range, senior citizens are advised to remain indoors.


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