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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Happy Paws2, Jul 14, 2020.


  1. O2.0

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    On an exercise bike it could also just be the added pressure on your hands and the angle of how you hold your wrists.

    There are apparently breathing specialists. If you're interested though, the podcast is a good listen. Joe Rogan podcast with James Nestor :)
     
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    Has anyone found any decent masks with the clear window for lip reading? The masks I've seen so far have varying reviews but mostly say the window fogs up too easily so you can't see anything, plus get hot and sweaty.
     
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    @O2.0 just wanted to say thank you. After reading the link you sent I’ve been watching myself wearing a mask. Turns out all my training is forgotten, I breathe through my mouth and chest breathe!

    I forced myself to nose breathe and breathe from the abdomen (like normal) and my goodness the difference is extraordinary. I am so much happier now in my mask. Though it’s still a relief to take it off again.

    Thanks again.
     
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    Oh I'm so happy to hear that :)
    Sometimes I feel like I just post so much drivel, it's nice when the drivel is actually useful!
    Glad you are more comfortable, as I don't think masks are going away any time soon.
     
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    Thursday I got so tired of taking my mask off and putting it back on at work every time my boss walked through my office (she COULD go another way) I finally just left it on. After work I went for my usual 2 mile hike on the woodsy trails in the park. I like that trail because it has some steep trails that I can go up to add to my work out. I never even realized until I got back to my car that I had worn my face mask the entire time. :D
     
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    Siskin Look into my eyes....

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    May we see the version you have pleased?
     
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    I only need glasses to read the screens at work. I’ve got cotton masks that are inverted v-shape over the nose and find that if I put the bottom rim of my glasses over the top edge of the mask, they don’t fog.
     
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    Siskin Look into my eyes....

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    I’ve wondered about those too. I hadn’t realised there was a type of shield that could clip onto glasses until I saw someone serving at a pub with one on. She said it worked really well and stopped the foggy glasses problem. Are face shields acceptable to be worn in shops and are they safe enough?
     
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    I’ve seen lots of people in shops wearing shields so guess they’re acceptable.

    The local hairdressers and beauty salons are using them, too.
     
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    I've seen shields being worn in shops and staff haven't objected.
    However, I've read that they aren't as effective as masks ( if worn on their own).
     
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    My friend has had no negativity when wearing hers
    I did read somewhere that mask worn with visor is the most effective 'protection'
    But
    I'd rather see people wearing just visors than wearing nothing, even oxygen dependant COPD sufferers can use a visor, and, I'm sure it must be less triggering for those with MH problems
     
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