My health professionals have told me that is very important to live in a home with really good air quality. After doing some research I was surprised to find out that one of the biggest health challenges of this century is poor air quality.
Clean air is considered to be a basic requirement of human health and well-being. However, air pollution continues to pose a significant threat to health worldwide – The World Health Organisation (WHO).
Polluted air can cause many unpleasant symtoms – Indoor Air Pollution – An introduction for health professionals
These are some of the resource I have found helpful for improving my air quality and creating a healthy home.
Doing this has provided me with very substantial symptom relief. It is not uncommon for people with EI – MCS to report the same according to this study-survey done by MCS researcher Pamela Reed Gibson.
- 20 Indoor Air Pollution Reducing Tips
- The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – Indoor Air Quality Guide.
- The lung Association – improving indoor air guidelines
- Eco-Healthy-Home-Checklist by the Oregan Environmental Council (this is a good one for anyone experiencing multiple chemical sensitivity , CIRS)
- Healthlinks_Indoor_Air_Quality General Fact Sheet PDF
- Health Links Indoor Air Quality PDF – Combustion_byproducts
- Health Links Indoor Air Quality PDF – &_other_biolgical_contaminants
- Health Links Indoor Air Quality PDF volatile_organic_compounds