As the weather gets cooler, we all tend to spend more time indoors. As we do, it's important to be aware of our environment. Allergies can be triggered from various items inside the house, as well as common culprits such as dust and mold. It's important to remember that environmental toxins can be hazardous. Make yourself aware of your family's short- and long-term exposure. Here are a few things to watch out for:
Reducing toxin exposure in the home is important for maintaining good health. Many toxins produce general symptoms of malaise including headache and nausea, but others contribute to more serious health problems including hormone imbalance and Cancer.
Environmental Working Group: Cheatsheet: volatile organic compounds
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