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Maintaining healthy indoor air quality (IAQ) is vital to the comfort of your Lake Park, Florida, home. It’s also critical for the health of you and your family. Poor indoor air quality can lead to major problems with asthma and allergies. If left unchecked, it can lead to even more devastating health issues. Therefore, it’s important to ensure that you maintain healthy indoor air quality all the time. Here are some of the dangers that can occur from poor indoor air quality and ways you can mitigate them:

Common Problems

The symptoms stemming from poor indoor air quality vary depending on the contaminants circulating in the air. Some of the most common symptoms that you may encounter include:

  • Coughing
  • Congestion in the airways
  • Sneezing
  • Nasal congestion
  • Watery or itchy eyes
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches

Of course, these symptoms can signal other illnesses, too. But if you notice an improvement when you leave a room or your house, there’s a chance that the symptoms are from poor air quality. Therefore, it’s important to pay close attention and remedy the issue immediately.

Chronic Problems

If you don’t rectify poor IAQ in your home, the symptoms can worsen. As a result, they can potentially cause respiratory health problems such as:

  • Rhinitis (chronic nasal inflammation)
  • Nosebleeds
  • Dyspnea (difficulty breathing with and without exertion)
  • Pharyngitis (chronic sore throat and coughing)
  • Wheezing or worsening asthma symptoms
  • Chronic lung conditions

Severe Conditions

While many of the above symptoms may seem like inconveniences, continually breathing in the poor air can lead to more chronic and significant health problems. As symptoms worsen or IAQ further deteriorates, it can lead to severe conditions such as:

  • Chronic eye irritation
  • Rashes
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Tachycardia or rapid heartbeat
  • Chronic headaches or migraines
  • Chronic lethargy or fatigue
  • Myalgia
  • Hearing loss

Improve Your Home’s IAQ

The good news is that improving your indoor air quality is easy by contacting Mechanical Air Conditioning at 561-899-4587 today. We can improve your home’s indoor air quality with duct cleaning and sanitizing services. As a result, you and your family members will breathe easier and lead healthier lives.

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