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If you suffer from allergies a beard could help

Posted: 3:15 PM, Nov 08, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-08 20:15:09Z

Dr. Michael Moore with Texas E.N.T. says beards can keep allergens from getting into your nose and mouth. 

The larger the beard, he says, the better it acts as a filter, and can help to build your tolerance to your allergies. 

Dr. Moore says the key to getting the health benefits is keeping it clean and well-groomed.

Other recommended treatments include over-the-counter medicines Zyrtec, Allegra, Claritin.

A nasal rinse also works wonders too to flush your sinuses of allergens. 

If none of that works, you may want to talk to your doctor about allergy shots or drops.