How does indoor air affect your health?

Certain immediate effects are similar to those from cold or flu. It is often difficult to determine if the symptoms are a result of exposure to an indoor are pollutant. Effects may show up after a single exposure or repeated exposures. These include irritation to the eyes, nose, throat, headaches, dizziness, and fatigue. These effects are usually short term and treatable. There are several diseases, which have been linked to indoor air pollution, these include asthma, hypersensitivity, pneumonia, humidifier fever, and lung cancer.

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1. Is there Radon in the Tazewell County Area?
2. Can I test for Radon myself?
3. Does Radon really cause lung cancer?
4. Do people in Illinois take Radon seriously?
5. My house doesn't have a basement, could I still have high Radon levels?
6. If my house has a high Radon level, is there anything I can do about it?
7. What causes indoor air problems?
8. How does indoor air affect your health?
9. Does your home have an indoor air quality (IAQ) problem?
10. Which of the following are pollutant sources?
11. What can I do to improve the air in my home?
12. Do schools need to test for radon?