Things you might not realize are hurting your lungs
Mold: -Mold can really affect those who have any sort of lung condition, including asthma.
Carpet: -Carpets can hold on to dust and a number of allergens and microorganisms.
Fireworks: -The vibrant colors you see in firework displays are actually made by toxic metal salts.
Hot tubs: -Hot tubs can be incredibly relaxing, but they can also be breathing grounds for bacteria.
Flour: -Yes, flour can hurt your lungs. Flour dust in particular, which is a hazardous substance, can cause a condition known as baker's asthma.
Cockroaches: -Cockroaches are tough creatures that can get into your house in a number of ways, including through the walls and plumbing.
Gas appliances: -Yes, your stove may be hurting your lungs. The combustion causes nitrogen dioxide and nitric oxide to be released.
Birds: -Birds can harm your lungs in two ways. One of them is through avian antigens in their droppings.
Airbags: -Airbags save lives, but they can also trigger asthma, too.
Humidifiers: -Humidifiers can help when the air is really dry, but if they are not regularly cleaned.