Hidden and Lesser-Known Sources of Toxins in Your Home
Most people do their best to ensure their homes are safe. The idea of the place where you spend so much time slowly killing you is in many ways inconceivable.[slideshow:104649]
Lots of household items are potential irritants and/or can cause health complications. The most important fact, however, is the physiological wellbeing of the individual’s exposed to those potential items, Bruce White, Education Committe Chair and First Vice President of the Board of Directors at the Indoor Air Quality Association, says.
In general, the healthier a person is, the less likely he or she is to be affected by the potential contaminant.
But in reality, certain items in your home can cause people to get sick and, in extreme circumstances, even kill due to continued exposure.
Unknown hazards may be prowling in people’s houses, and they are probably not even aware of them.