Asthma causes your body's airways to become inflamed or swollen, making it difficult to breathe. Common symptoms include:
Asthma is not curable, and is often misdiagnosed. In some severe cases, it can even be fatal. An estimated 20 million Americans (including 3 million children) suffer from asthma today.
When you're living with asthma, you're likely familiar with common asthma triggers like:
Aprilaire can provide your family with whole-home indoor air quality solutions that can help remove asthma triggers, making your home more comfortable—and more healthy. Our whole-home humidifiers and dehumidifiers can help you maintain the perfect level of moisture—one in which dust mites are unable to survive.
And our air purifiers can trap up to 99% of airborne pollen, mold and spore-sized particles, many of which can trigger asthma. Many of the particles that irritate asthma can also cause or aggravate other health conditions - Aprilaire can help.
“Particles rated at PM 2.5 have been identified as the most significant indoor contaminant in terms of chronic health impacts in residences … Sources include combustion products, cooking, candles, outdoor air and more. PM 2.5 can be removed using MERV 10 filters and higher.” -American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Standards Committee Guidelines – June 17, 2015