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  • Air purifiers recommended as asthma treatment

    Asthma sufferers may have a range of treatments available to them, but among them, air purifiers are said to be one of the most effective remedies.

    "Our homes are like enclosed spaces where we breathe in...the same air on a continuous basis. Attacks that can [start] very quickly may be caused by some of the common things found at home such as...dust and dust mites," according to UK News Reporter. "The function of the allergy relief electronic air cleaner or air purifier is to purify the circulating air which you are breathing and eradicate all the floating particles which are behind the attacks."

    For the leading names in air purifying systems, look to FreshAirPro's top selection of trusted and reputable brands.

    The best-selling IQAir HealthPro Plus is equipped with four advanced filtration technologies to effectively tackle a range of airborne contaminants, including dust, dust mites, pollen, pet dander, gases, smoke, mold, and harmful chemicals and odors. The HealthPro Plus boasts a HyperHEPA filter, the most advanced filter of its kind, as well as activated carbon, which is the leading method for absorbing gases and odors.

  • HEPA filters said to deliver visible results

    HEPA filters have recently commanded national attention for their scientifically-tested relationship with improved cardiovascular health, prompting happy customers to testify that their air purifying machines are delivering tangible results.

    "The apartment is perfectly clean and by evening time, if we keep the windows open, there's soot," HEPA user Ruben Giron told CBS New York. "There's a black film that we see within a few hours."

    The black film that Giron and many other customers might see actually contains harmful particles that they would otherwise be breathing every day. Such pollutants can increase heart rate and blood pressure and lead to a number of respiratory ailments.

    Equipping your home with a professional-grade air purifying system is a top-line defense against airborne contaminants.

    The IQAir HealthPro Plus beats standard HEPA models with its HyperHEPA filter, which is designed to target particles as small as .003 microns in size, 10 times smaller than those captured by regular HEPA filters. Additionally, the HealthPro Plus is equipped with activated carbon to eliminate harmful gases and odors.

  • Air filters recommended to cure itchy eyes in spring

    Spring is notorious to allergy-sufferers, prompting many of the afflicted to turn to experts to guide them through this uncomfortable phase.

    One Virginia resident asked CNNHealth expert Dr. Jennifer Shu how to best treat itchy eyes, a symptom which is triggered by springtime allergies and which hasn't responded ideally to oral medications.

    "Oral medications can help counteract all of these allergy symptoms, but if you have only itchy eyes, there are some treatments that may help you that won't make you drowsy," Shu replied. "First, try to avoid environmental allergens by keeping the windows of your home and car closed, and consider the use of an air filter."

    Professional-grade air filters, such as those carried by FreshAirPro, are equipped with the leading technology to effectively clear your indoor air from virtually all airborne contaminants.

    The IQAir HealthPro Plus combines four advanced filtration techniques to remove over 99 percent of dust, dust mites, gases, odors, smoke, mold, pollen, pet dander and more. Its HyperHEPA filter is the most advanced filter of its class and can remove particles as small as .003 microns in size.

  • Arm yourself against springtime mold with an air purifier

    Given the number of false starts we've already had this year, it's hard to say when spring will be here for good. Don't let this lure you into a false sense of security regarding some of those pesky problems that come with the onset of the warmer weather, however. Pollen and mold will be blowing through the air before we all know it.

    While sneezes and sniffles can be bothersome, one thing homeowners should really guard themselves against is the proliferation of mold in their homes. Mold can be unsightly at best and harmful to your health at certain levels, so taking measures to curb its growth is well advised.

    To prevent mold from growing in your home, try to keep moisture zones well ventilated. Be sure to use a fan when you shower, and if your bathroom lacks a ventilation system, crack a window or try to leave the door open.

    The most effective means by far for removing mold is a professional grade air purifying system. The top-rated, best-selling brands carried by FreshAirPro are equipped with cutting edge technology to effectively remove mold, spores and a range of other airborne contaminants.

  • Houseplants linked to improved mood, air quality

    Recent research has found that houseplants lift peoples' moods in addition to being extremely efficient at purifying indoor air through their conversion of carbon dioxide into oxygen.

    "All plants add oxygen and create a healthier indoor environment," Chris Raimondi of the Professional Landcare Network told the Shreveport Times. "In addition, some plants provide the added benefit of removing toxins from the air."

    According to the news source, plants can remove as much as 20 percent of dust from the air by emitting water vapor.

    Those looking for an even more efficient method of purifying the air should invest in a professional grade air purifying system. A machine equipped with a HyperHEPA filter, such as the IQAir HealthPro Plus, can eliminate well over 99 percent of all particulate matter from the air.

    The HealthPro Plus combines four advanced filtration technologies to effectively remove dust, dust mites, pollen, pet dander, mold, smoke, gases, odors and other airborne contaminants.

  • Air pollution creates higher risk for heart attack than previously thought

    Among the list of factors that contribute to the risk of heart attack published in the journal Lancet, traffic and air pollution weighed in as much higher threats than cocaine usage on a population-wide level.

    According to The Boston Globe's Deborah Kotz, traffic and air pollution are responsible for 12 percent of all heart attacks worldwide. Cocaine usage weighs in at about 1 percent, although this is taking into account that .04 percent of the population uses cocaine, compared to 100 percent who are exposed to pollution.

    Given the associated health risks, individuals may want to take matters into their own hands when it comes to protecting the respiratory health of themselves and their families.

    Investing in a professional grade air purifying system is the most effective way to eliminate airborne contaminants from your indoor air.

    The IQAir HealthPro Plus comes with four advanced filtration technologies to combat a range of pollutants, including gases, odors and volatile compounds. The HealthPro Plus contains activated carbon, the best-known solution for removing harmful chemicals from the air.

  • Can an allergy-sniffing dog be your next best defense?

    The remarkable sense of smell possessed by our canine friends is apparently good for more than sniffing out bombs or drugs.

    According to, one family in Iowa is employing an "Angel Service Dog," a pooch that has been specifically trained to sniff out harmful allergies in order to help their kids manage their medical conditions. This will allow their six-year-old son, Tyler, to go out into public without fear of encountering a potentially fatal exposure to peanuts.

    While being on alert for potentially harmful contaminants is a useful maneuver, some of us who experience less grave conditions may want to actually do something about allergens once we detect them in our homes.

    For this stage of the process, a professional grade air purifying system is a must.

    The IQAir HealthPro Plus is equipped with four advanced filtration technologies to effectively tackle mold, pollen, dust, dust mites, pet dander, gases, smoke and odors. The HealthPro Plus is outfitted with a HyperHEPA filter, the most advanced filter in its class.

  • What clean carpets can do for your pollen allergies

    With spring right around the corner, many people are preparing for the worst as they anticipate the return of their seasonal allergies.

    Data from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in 2010 found that the pollen count in Raleigh, North Carolina, was at its highest in six years, and it's entirely possible that other cities across the country have been experiencing a similar growth.

    To combat the growing concentration of allergens in the air, it's generally recommended that you regularly clean your carpets, as pollen tends to collect on the fibers and contribute to further symptoms.

    Another way to almost completely eradicate airborne contaminants is to install a professional grade air purifying system in your home.

    FreshAirPro carries a range of top-rated, best-selling brands that have earned the most customer trust in the market. A FreshAirPro air purifying system often employs a combination of advanced filtration techniques, including the use of activated carbon and HEPA filters.

  • How to take care of your lungs in the winter

    It's hard to breathe easy when the air is so dry, which is why wintertime requires special steps to help you treat your respiratory system well.

    "Cold, dry air...challenges the respiratory system by causing the cells lining the airways to become inflamed and produce mucus as a protective mechanism. Mucous production results in chest congestion, coughing, and discharge," according to the Toronto Sun.

    To combat these effects, the news source recommends herbal remedies using marshmallow roots and licorice as well as regular sinus rinsing.

    Another wholesale method to attack such conditions is to install a professional grade air purifying system. Employing a trusted machine can be your top-line defense against a range of airborne contaminants including dust, dust mites, mold, pollen, pet dander, smoke, gases, odors, viruses and bacteria.

    The IQAir HealthPro Plus is the top-rated, best-selling model on the market today for its combined use of four advanced filtration technologies.

  • Things to look for in an allergy-friendly home

    Allergy-sufferers who have ever been house-hunting may well be aware of the specifications to look for when settling into a home that will be gentle on their symptoms.

    According to, those with allergies should avoid carpeting at all costs, as pet dander and dust can collect in the fibers. However, many homes with carpeting may have wood floors underneath, so it's worth it to ask if you can get the floors refinished.

    The news source also recommends checking for mold and opting for homes with boiler systems and radiators over those with forced air heat.

    An alternative option for those with limited choices is to install a professional grade air purifying system.

    The IQAir HealthPro Plus comes with four advnaced filtration technologies to effectively tackle a range of airborne contaminants, including pet dander, dust, mold and gases. Its medical grade HyperHEPA filter is the most advanced filter of its kind, meaning you'll be able to enjoy some of the cleanest air around regardless of how your home is structured.

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