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Does an air purifier help if you have allergies?

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Certain air purifiers can help provide allergy relief; those purifiers have a Clean Air Delivery Rate, a rating standard developed by the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers, according to EverydayHealth. It's important to avoid air purifiers that release ozone.

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Does an air purifier help if you have allergies?
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The CADR numbers are usually placed on the back of an air purifier's box, states EverydayHealth. These numbers rate the purification of air with tobacco smoke, dust and pollen. A higher CADR number means that the purifier can clean the air more quickly. It helps to know the room dimensions to select a purifier with the necessary filtering ability. Larger rooms require higher CADR numbers, says EverydayHealth.

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