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How Air Purifiers Help Asthma
October 21, 2009 – 12:51 pm | 5 Comments

InhalerAs you read this, take a nice deep breath.  If you had asthma, were experiencing an asthma attack, taking a deep breath would not feel nearly as good as it could – as good as it should.  For the millions of asthma sufferers that fear such an attack, breathing is not taken for granted, for it is an ability that is snatched from on occasions when they least expect it.  This article will discuss the issues with asthma, and explore how air purifiers can help with the disease.

According to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), asthma is a disease that has experienced an increase of fifty percent in the United States alone over several decades, especially among inner city children. Why would those living in the city have a higher incidence?  Simple: pollution.  Were more offices and homes equipped with air purifiers, the symptoms of asthma could decrease significantly.

Some other reasons the U.S. has seen an increase in asthma are:

  • Increased weight in many individuals
  • Increase in stress levels
  • Too early introduction of solid foods containing additives to infants.  Such foods have greater allergenic tendencies
  • Poor nutrition
  • Dust mites
  • Pollens
  • Pollution
  • Overuse of antibiotics in the first year of life

Atopic asthma, also called extrinsic asthma, is an allergic condition in which the body produces large amounts of serum IgE, the allergic antibody. Atopic asthma is seasonal, not chronic; it typically comes about in childhood and in individuals with a family history allergy and positive skin allergy tests. Atopic asthma can be set off by pollen, mold and animal dander.  However, air purifiers are proven to be the most effective way to keep indoor air clean and safe.

Most air purifiers are proven to remove 99.7% of all particles found in indoor air. This means that substances like tobacco smoke, dust and chemical fumes can effectively be absorbed into the filter of an air purifier, thus making the home or work environment of an individual with asthma a safer one.

The filters used in most air purifiers are highly effective, with the ability to remove 99.7% of all particles that are 0.03 microns and larger.  The size of particle is important, because smaller particles, such as dust and pollen, have been pegged as the main cause of asthma attacks among sufferers.

Indoor areas without air purifiers working to clean the air provide an environment where contaminants are basically trapped in the rooms, able to continually circulate through the air until finally breathed in by unsuspecting individuals.  When this occurs with an asthma sufferer, the result can be a minor asthmatic attack at least, a severe attack at worst.

Asthma is a disease for which there is no cure.  Those who have been diagnosed with asthma find ways to eliminate exposure to substances that can trigger an attack.  Air purifiers are widely used and recommended for homes and offices, and can be added through whole-house systems or by placing a portable unit in the room where you spend a lot of time.  By using air purifiers, asthma sufferers can live more and worry a little less because they have created an environment of safety for them and their family.

Indoor Air Quality is Important to Your Quality of Life
October 18, 2009 – 11:38 am | 40 Comments
Indoor Air Quality is Important to Your Quality of Life

Ask a handful of homeowners where they think air is cleaner, indoors or outdoors, and the majority of them will say that the air inside of their home is by far cleaner than the pollution-filled …

Humidifiers For the Home or Office
October 17, 2009 – 11:35 am | 21 Comments
Humidifiers For the Home or Office

Humidifiers are an often misunderstood product.  Many think of humidifiers as the unit that sits on a child’s nightstand and blows a steady stream of warm mist, filling the room with tiny droplets of water.  …

Home Humidifiers: Use and Maintenance
October 15, 2009 – 11:30 am | 54 Comments
Home Humidifiers:  Use and Maintenance

Countless homes throughout the world use humidifiers to improve the air within the rooms of the house.  Humidifiers work to add moisture to the air.  The result is that physical comfort is increased greatly.  Dry …

Air Purifiers Improve Your Quality of Life
October 13, 2009 – 12:47 pm | 47 Comments
Air Purifiers Improve Your Quality of Life

Pollen.  Dust Mites.  Mold Spores.  Airborne Toxins.  Just the mention of these words makes the hair on the back of my neck stand up.  What does it do for you?  Many people are not aware …

Indoor Air Quality At Home
October 10, 2009 – 12:42 pm | 4 Comments
Indoor Air Quality At Home

24 hours a day, 7 days a week, we breathe without ceasing.  Breathing is necessary for life.  So important, in fact, that we cannot survive without it for more than a few moments.  When it …

Aprilaire Humidifer Solves Dry Skin Conditions
September 11, 2009 – 1:38 pm | 31 Comments
Aprilaire Humidifer Solves Dry Skin Conditions

Going through day to day life without an Aprilaire humidifier can cause more issues than you may think. Take a look at some of the things you and your family may be experiencing: …

Aprilaire 400 Humidifier Maintenance
September 11, 2009 – 1:25 pm | 3 Comments
Why Do I Need a Aprilaire Humidifier?
September 11, 2009 – 1:18 pm | 68 Comments

If you are considering purchasing a humidifying system for your home, such as an Aprilaire Humidifier, there are some things you may want to know so you are confident you have made the right choice …

Negative Ions Good for You?
September 11, 2009 – 1:16 pm | 3 Comments
Negative Ions Good for You?

Negative ions at higher levels have not only shown to positively affect asthma patients, but it has also been discovered that negative ions, which are present in moist air, also raise the serotonin levels in …

Aprilaire Humidifiers Bring Comfort To Your Home
September 11, 2009 – 12:49 pm | 3 Comments

When you arrive home at the end of the day, what you seek is comfort. This is the meaning of home for multitudes of people, as it should be. Home is where the …