Health Tip: Detecting Indoor Air Pollutants

(HealthDay News) -- Odors and residues from household chemicals, cleaning products and pesticides can lead to indoor air pollution. Less obvious sources include activities such as cooking or heating your home, the U.S. National Safety Council says.

The agency says these symptoms may be caused by poor indoor air:

  • Feeling tired or dizzy.
  • Nausea.
  • An itchy nose.
  • Scratchiness of the throat.
  • Frequent headaches.
  • Asthma and other respiratory problems.
  • Related Articles

    Wildfire Smoke Poses Special Threat to People With Asthma

    Continue

    Air Pollution Tied to Asthma in Young Kids

    Continue

    How the Saharan Dust Plume Could Make Your Allergies Worse

    Continue