Prolonged exposure to winter temperature air causes some kind of reduction in lung function in 50% of the folks working and playing outside in such conditions.
To prevent these cold-induced conditions, including asthma, John B. Sullivan Jr., MD, has developed the ColdAvenger Pro face mask which warms and humidifies the air the wearer breathes.
The mask has been tested in the Northern Rocky Mountain area during winter and found to provide adequate ventilation, thermal comfort, moisture control and ease of breathing during hard work or play.
Tests show temperatures inside the mask remain 40-60 degrees F. higher than ambient air.
The ColdAvenger Pro is made with "superfleece" Polartec Wind Pro material which wicks away moisture to keep the face dry. Its form-fitting design protects the neck, face, ears and airway from frigid temperatures.
The face masks have an MSRP of $59.95 and are available in a number of retail outlets or can be ordered directly from www.coldavenger.com.
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