The Health Effects of Poor Indoor Air Quality

A lot people are unaware of the fact that indoor air can be worse for your health than outdoor air. Dust mites, inadequate ventilation and indoor air pollutants create the perfect conditions for poor indoor air quality. Below are some of the health effects of poor indoor air quality.

Short Term Health Impacts

  • Irritated eyes, nose or throat
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue

Long Term Health Impacts

  • Respiratory disease
  • Heart disease
  • Cancer

The short term health effects are felt immediately and can are treatable. However, the long term health effects are more deadly and harder to treat. They tend emerge after years of exposure to poor indoor air quality.

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Web Source: http://www.epa.gov/iaq/ia-intro.html