What causes poor indoor air quality and pollution by Healthy-life

What causes poor indoor air quality and pollution by Healthy-life



clean air is vital to good health we take as many as twenty four thousand breaths a day and spend as much as 75% of time indoors yet did you know indoor air can be two to five times more polluted than outdoor air watch on to discover help improve your indoor air quality particles from factories power plants and cars or pollen from trees weeds and other plants as well as bacteria and viruses are all harmful outdoor pollutants that are able to invade our homes even with our windows closed inside new furniture paint and adhesives discharge harmful gases some of your everyday activities generate pollutants while others exposure to allergens a healthy humidity level is between 40 and 60% high humidity promotes bacterial growth and worse mold which releases airborne spores another common allergen low humidity means viruses can survive longer and spread more readily the health impacts of poor indoor air quality are many pollutants and allergens enter our lungs and can trigger allergic reactions whereas dry conditions can lead to dryness of throat and skin and increase the chance of catching a cold or flu there are passive effects too like restless fitful sleeping snoring leaving us feeling tired vulnerable groups such as children the elderly pregnant women and people with conditions like rhinitis and respiratory allergies need to be even more mindful innovation than you you

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