Indoor Air Pollution

By: Anna Mertson

Often Overlooked

Mostly when we think of pollution, we think of it outside. What if I told you that you can have air pollution INSIDE? It would come as a shock right? There are things you can do to help the air quality inside your home, so don't worry too much!

What does it affect? What can I do about it?

Immediate affects can include irritation of the eyes, throat, and nose. Headaches, dizziness and fatigue are often experienced too. Long-term affects could include respiratory diseases, heart diseases and even cancer. Things you can do is change to natural cleaning products, stop smoking indoors, check your home for mold and radon. Do not let your vehicle run inside of a closed garage. Make sure your air filters are replaced regularly and often. Keeping check on the air quality in your home is important. You have a family to take care of. The air they breathe is what keeps them alive! Keep that air clean for them!