06 Apr '12, 2pm

34 million Americans suffer from asthma. Here are a few green cleaning ideas to help at home:

34 million Americans suffer from asthma. Here are a few green cleaning ideas to help at home:

Photo: Alexandra Vietti, Earth911 Photo: Flickr Allergy or asthma symptoms got you down? You’re not alone. Spring has sprung, and for the tens of millions of Americans who suffer from asthma or allergy symptoms, it is often a season where symptoms are at their worst. In 2007, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study showed that 34 million Americans had been diagnosed with asthma. Symptoms from allergies and asthma can range in severity from inconvenient to very dangerous and are usually triggered by exposure to allergens. Triggers such as air pollution or high pollen levels are well-known, but more surprising sources of allergens are hiding in your home. Most of us don’t associate cleaning with improving our health, but removing indoor allergens and triggers from your home can reduce allergy and asthma symptoms. Cleaning for asthma and allergies costs little or n...

Full article: http://earth911.com/news/2012/04/06/eco-cleaning-for-alle...

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