22 Surprising Facts About Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality

You care about the food you eat, the clothes you wear, the safety of your home, but have you stopped to consider the quality of your air? Being healthy means making constant choices about what you put into your body, and what you expose yourself to, but something that is often overlooked is the air we breathe. Low indoor air quality can greatly impact you and your family. The first step towards making a change is understanding the problem.

Indoor Air Quality Facts

Here are 22 surprising facts about indoor air quality that might make you reconsider a thing or two.

22 Indoor Air Quality Facts

Bad Air Can Wreak Havoc on Your Body

Poor quality air hurts more than just your respiratory health. In fact, it can lead to a wide variety of physical symptoms. Things like headaches, congestion, fatigue, and nausea are some of the many things that can be traced back and attributed to your air quality. More serious conditions, such as lung cancer, depression, and even strokes have been traced back to things like radon, mold, and VOC’s found in poor quality air.

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