Allergies

As we head into the colder months of the year, this is the best time to think about ways to improve your indoor air quality at home.  It’s often said that indoor air is more polluted than outdoor air and when you consider the amount of time we spend at home, indoor air quality can make a big difference for your health and wellbeing.   Replace air-filters. Using an air-filtration system is great but they are only effective when maintained according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Take this opportunity to check your air-filters and always use a HEPA filter to remove...

Just as the worst of spring and summer allergy season is behind us, a new round of allergens is on the way.  After pollen, mold is one of the leading causes of allergy symptoms and can leave you sniffling and sneezing any time of the year. Mold is primarily an indoor allergen, which makes it easier to avoid and prevent.  However, even the newest and cleanest homes can have mold if you don’t take the right precautions and know what to look for.  Here are some tips to help you eliminate mold from your home so you can breathe easy through the fall and winter. Eliminate visible signs of mold.  This...

At Pure, our goal is to provide wellness-minded travelers with a guest room of choice wherever they travel.  Pure Rooms eliminate contaminants to create a hypoallergenic environment that promotes wellbeing and helps alleviate symptoms from asthma or allergies.  When you stay in a Pure Room, you’ll experience the highest quality hotel room available for health and wellness. The Embassy Suites Loveland brings you these rooms because they are also committed to the wellbeing and vitality of their guests.  Located an hour north of Denver near Fort Collins, the Embassy Suites Loveland is an ideal destination for both business and leisure travel amid the spectacular beauty of the Rocky Mountains.  Whatever your...

With a prime downtown location and stunning views over the bay and mountains, the Marriott Seattle Waterfront offers travelers the best of the Pacific Northwest.  We’re happy to tell you that the Marriott Seattle Waterfront also features Pure Rooms, which help promote self-improvement for wellness-minded travelers visiting the city. Pure Rooms at the Marriott provide a completely hypoallergenic environment for the ultimate wellness experience.  Using purified air and advanced filtration, Pure Rooms eliminate contaminants so you can rejuvenate and be your best away from home.  Other amenities like allergy-friendly bedding help ensure that Pure Rooms bring you the highest quality guest room experience you’ll find anywhere. With Pure Rooms at the Marriott Seattle Waterfront,...

If you’re among the 50 million people with allergies or the 26 million people with asthma, you know that traveling can prove challenging. Differences in altitude, temperature and air-quality are just a few factors that can trigger serious asthma and allergy symptoms. Because of this, it’s important for travelers to be prepared before and during their trip. Taking the following steps will help you prevent symptoms and know what to do should they occur. Know your triggers. One of the best ways to prevent symptoms is to know what triggers them. Whether it’s pet dander, certain foods or cold weather, identifying these factors will help you avoid them when you’re in an...

6 Foods that Promote Better Sleep Getting adequate, high-quality sleep is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. It’s not enough to sleep in on weekends or while you’re on vacation.  Your body requires a regular, consistent sleep pattern for you to feel and be at your best. One surprising way you can help maintain your healthy sleep routine is through food. We all know it’s important to avoid sugar, caffeine and greasy items but some foods actually help support your body’s natural sleep cycle.  Try incorporating more of these foods into your diet to make sleep a central part of your healthy lifestyle. Complex...

Halloween typically marks the start of the holiday season, extending all the way through November and December.  It also tends to be an indulgent occasion when we eat more chocolate, candy and other sweets than we would otherwise.  But staying on track with your diet and exercise during Halloween can help set the tone and keep you feeling at your best during the holidays.  Focus on these wellness “tricks” in October to stay on top of your health and wellness plan through the new year.   Maintain your routine.  This can be a busy time of year but the more you can...