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What are tips for rehydrating when the air is dry?

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Here are a few tips for putting the moisture back into your home, and your body:

Use a humidifier.

Insulate your home so you don’t have to turn up the heat. Close any air leaks in doors, windows, attics, and crawl spaces with caulk, spray foam, or weather stripping.

Hydrate often. Drink water throughout the day.

Shorten your showers and moisturize.

From: Manage Dry Indoor Air This Winter WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Cornell Center for Materials Research.

American Academy of Dermatology: Winter Skin Care Guidelines.

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers. "Consumer Center FAQ."

American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology. "Allergy & Asthma Issues: Winter 2009/2010."

Energy Star. "Air Seal and Insulate with ENERGY STAR."

News release, Science Daily. 

Nemours Foundation. "Nosebleeds."

Georgiahealthinfo.gov "Dry air: combating the effects of dry winter air."

American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. "Dry Skin."

American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology: ''Cleaning Tips for Allergy and Asthma Sufferers.''

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on October 24, 2017

SOURCES:

Cornell Center for Materials Research.

American Academy of Dermatology: Winter Skin Care Guidelines.

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers. "Consumer Center FAQ."

American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology. "Allergy & Asthma Issues: Winter 2009/2010."

Energy Star. "Air Seal and Insulate with ENERGY STAR."

News release, Science Daily. 

Nemours Foundation. "Nosebleeds."

Georgiahealthinfo.gov "Dry air: combating the effects of dry winter air."

American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. "Dry Skin."

American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology: ''Cleaning Tips for Allergy and Asthma Sufferers.''

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on October 24, 2017

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