Respiratory health and heat waves

This week Airfree shares tips to prevent health problems, especially in extreme heat.  As a result of ongoing climate changes, extreme weather phenomena are becoming more frequent, especially during heat waves, which can lead to increased heat illness, hospital emergencies, and even death.  Children, the elderly, obese people, or those with chronic diseases (diabetes, alcoholism, […]

World Nature Conservation Day is celebrated this Saturday, July 28th

Global warming and climate change have created a significant impact on the ocean and all things living in the ocean. There are also island-like remnants of discarded plastic and plastic garbage products that are floating in the Pacific ocean. The tides are now forcing this trash to wash up on the shores and along the […]

How to prepare the air in your home before your baby arrives?

Childcare starts in the mother’s belly. Expecting mothers have a lot to deal with and watch over during the long months of waiting. But have they ever thought how air quality at home is important? The pending birth of a baby creates a lot of mixed emotions from happiness, anticipation, and anxiety.  Will it be a […]

In the summer, respiratory health also needs attention

Summer is the most beloved season for most Americans. After all, the hottest time of the year combines vacation, travel, and fun.  When we think summer we also think of things like swimming pools, plenty of ice cream and cold beverages, and air conditioning. But what is pleasurable for many, can also harm the health […]

World Allergy Day

According to the World Health Organization, 300 million individuals have asthma and 400 million are affected annually by allergic rhinitis. July 8th is World Allergy Day, a date on which the World Health Organization aims to alert the population to the importance of controlling these allergies. The amount of allergic diseases is increasing worldwide, thus […]

Pets and allergies

Can a person with respiratory allergies have pets, such as dogs or cats?  This is the question that many are asking and whose answer can be found in the intensity of the crises that result from that relationship. Pets are an invaluable asset for the well-being of adults and children, both physically and emotionally. But this […]

Asthma

According to the CDC, there are an estimated 25 million people in the United States (300 million worldwide) that are diagnosed and/or receive treated for asthma every year. It is also estimated that asthma costs the U.S. economy more than $81.9 billion per year in medical expenses, missed work/school and or death. What is Asthma? […]

Dust mites

The problem with respiratory allergies such as rhinitis, sinusitis, and asthma is that most allergic reactions are caused by house dust mites.  Dust mites are microscopic arachnids that “live with and all around us.” House dust must thrive in places like our furniture and specifically love our beds (just like we do)! According to the […]

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