Indoor Air Quality
Summer is upon us! The warm months have begun and traveling season is in full swing! Whether it be a family vacation, weekend getaway, or business trip, feeling your best is essential to a positive traveling experience. During the change of seasons, there is an increased risk of getting sick. Not to mention, traveling introduces many other factors that can put you under the weather. Follow these 4 tips for smooth travels.
For millions of Americans, the world is a sneezy, wheezy place, filled with normally harmless substances that their bodies recognize as enemies. Of all the enemies, there's one almost no one can escape: house dust.
In a world made up of smart TV’s, smartphones and smart cars, why not invest in a smarter solution for air quality? With Guardian Technologies™ Smart Air Purifiers, you will never have to choose between clean air and convenience.
The incidence of allergies in children has increased significantly in the last two decades. There are now more children with asthma, hay fever, and eczema than ever before. Closely following this increased prevalence of allergies is the rise in asthma, which has become the number one diagnosis for child hospital admissions. Read on...
Sneezing, wheezing, coughing, itching, watering, and runny noses — too many of us know these symptoms far too well throughout the year. Allergies spell misery for about 50 million Americans according to the AAFA, or the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Whether it’s a dramatic change in the weather outside, the growth and flying of new pollens or coming in contact with something that your body is just hypersensitive to, all sufferers have their kryptonite.
Who doesn’t love the way luxuriant plants brighten a home or office? But what about indoor plants for air quality improvement? Is this natural method of air purification effective? Are they any more or less effective than an air purifier for the home?
Read any article on allergy and asthma triggers. What do you find? Avoiding cat dander as well other animal dander and allergens tops every list of recommendations. Perhaps you or someone in your family has allergies and asthma. Is cat dander and allergen a real threat to your health? Should you be concerned? What action can you take to protect your own and your family's health?
Do you begin to sniff and sneeze the minute Fido enters the room? Then you may very well be allergic to dogs or cats. But what is the real cause of pet allergies? Many believe a cat or a dog allergy involves a reaction to their fur. But in fact, animal dander is a common cause of pet allergies, and is actually old skin scales shed from these pets.
Asthma is a chronic disease that affects your airways. Your airways are tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs. If you have asthma, the inside walls of your airways become sore and swollen. That makes them very sensitive, and they may react strongly to things that you are allergic to or find irritating. When your airways react, they get narrower and your lungs get less air.