A/C can dry out your nose and irritate your eyes

Some people suffer from a summer cold, especially when using an a/c.

This has led them to assume that an a/c is the cause of this cold, in reality, HVAC systems only cool the house.

The chilly produced by these HVAC systems, on their own, can’t cause chilly in humans. The cool and dry indoor air created by an a/c predisposes you to upper respiratory diseases. It causes dryness in your mucus cavity, irritates the skin, and aggravates your eye membrane, and all these make it straight-forward for you to contract cold. However, there must be a chilly causing organisms in the air for you to catch a cold. Air conditioners also increase the body stress factor. These stress factors come about when your body moves from one air conditioner mode to another, from heat to chilly and heat. This constant body temperature change alters your body’s immunity, leaving you vulnerable to disease attacks. In some cases, your body might be suffering from an allergic reaction that mimics cold. It is common for allergy sufferers to exhibit cold symptoms that can unquestionably be mistaken for cold. It is regular to find allergy-inducing contaminants like pollen, dander, dust, and dirt in your HVAC system’s filters that get blown into your indoor section and may cause allergic reactions. To avoid catching a cold when air conditioning your condo in summer, you have to clean your HVAC equipment thoroughly and replace its air filters, and you also have to open your home windows to let in the fresh air and expel stale air from your home. Install a media air cleaner to clean your home’s indoor air.


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