Fresh Air for a Fresh Generation

Impure air causes a range of health problems in both children and adults. Skin irritation, stomach sensitivity, and muscle pains are just a few of the physical symptoms caused by air contamination. Respiratory issues are the highest percentage of health problems caused by poor air quality. While millions of adults suffer mild to severe lung problems due to poor air quality, children have a higher incidence of asthma and respiratory infection than adults. Today over 7 million children suffer from asthma. Respiratory problems the highest cause of school absenteeism and the third highest cause of child hospitilization. Keep your children healthy by teaching them proper management of the environmental resources they take for granted.

Leading Irritants of Asthma

  • Lung and respiratory infections
  • Cigarette smoke
  • Allergies to dust, pollen, pet dander, mold, cockroaches, chemical cleaners, feathers, and food
  • Irritants trapped in fabrics
  • Indoor and outdoor air pollution
  • Exercise
  • Stress

A Fresher Tomorrow

healthy living | clean airGet kids involved in keeping your home and community air clean. Invest in home air purification systems, travel with portable air purifiers, and teach kids to cultivate clean air. If you know a child with respiratory problems, clean their linens often, cover their pillows with airtight slipcovers to deter dust mites, and place a home air purifier by their bed. Teach kids to work toward clean air by:

  • Riding their bikes to friends’ houses
  • Carpooling to school events
  • Developing good recycling habits
  • Learning about environmental partnership programs
  • Conserving energy by turning off lights
  • Researching the chemicals found in home and school supplies and finding natural alternatives

Call Living Technologies to help your kids cultivate clean home and community air.

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