Sharing tips from Living Healthy in a Toxic World, written by David Steinman and R. Michael Wisner and giving you my own thoughts and experiences in become healthier. It has to start somewhere, why not here and with me?
If you missed the previous tip, you can read it here – DAILY TIPS.
Tip #4: “What’s That Dirty, Gauzy Thing In My Furnace?”
- Your cooling and heating unit, if not cleaned reqularly and filtered, circulates asbestos, pesticides, cleaning chemicals, tobacco smoke, rat feces, dust mites, bacteria, cooking gases, and radon. These are associated with headaches, fatigue, allergies, eye, skin and lung irritation, cancer, nerve damage, and birth defects.
- The EPA reports that eight of the most common indoor pollutants cost the nation more than one billion dollars a year in medical costs from cancer and heart diseases alone.
Simple Things To Do from Tip #4:
- Electrostatic filters, replying on the principle of static electricity, collect pollution particles.
- When was the last time you had your air ducts and vents cleaned?
- Check the area where your unit draws air.
- If your unit’s intake is in the garage, keep the door open — more fresh air.
- Keep you home’s doors and windows open as much as possible.
Take the time to change your air filter. Many toxins are getting into our bodies without us knowing about it because we don’t think about it. How? It’s as simple as taking a breath. The air we breath can be full of chemicals / toxins that if we take time to check our furnance, we can protect our homes air flow / intake.
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