Lesson: 5 Unknown Benefits of Air Conditioning for Your Health

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Lesson Objective

5 Unknown Benefits of Air Conditioning for Your Health

Lesson Plan

Air conditioning is not only a tool to help cool down your body in a hot temperature. The device serves you more and it provides health benefits that not many people know. From avoiding health illness to preventing dehydration, you can take many advantages from AC. So, what are the

benefits of air conditioning for your health?

Advantages of Air Conditioning

Here are the advantages of air conditioning to help you boost your health. Check this out!

1. Lower Allergic Reaction Risks

Do you know that air conditioning devices can be used to reduce allergy symptoms caused by mold? This is possible to happen since mold likely responds to a high-heat temperature well. As a result, more spores are released to the air and they are responsible for the outbreak of the allergies caused by mold. So, using the air conditioner device to keep the temperature in your house cool will be a great way to manage mold allergy symptoms.

2. Help You Sleep Easier

Most of the time, people find it quite hard to sleep during the summer because of the high temperature. The heated air makes it hard for them to sleep for about 6 to 8 hours a day. This is how an air conditioner device will be beneficial the most for you. The device will keep your room cool even if the temperature outside is high. In this way, you will not be distracted by the heat and can sleep well throughout the night. With a proper duration of sleeping, you will feel fresher in the morning. Not only that but having a good sleeping time will influence your fitness and wellbeing entirely.

3. Lower Heat-Related Symptoms

High temperatures can worsen the symptoms of certain illnesses such as multiple sclerosis. People with the disease usually feel their conditions get worse whenever the temperature is high. Aside from multiple sclerosis, some other illnesses that can be affected by high temperatures are COPD, Friedreich’s ataxia, asthma, fibromyalgia, and other health conditions that can get worse in a warmer temperature. Not only the symptoms, but heat can also lead the disease to get worse.

4. Avoid Dehydration

One of the common conditions experienced by people when they are in a hot temperature is dehydration. This is because you will lose important minerals and water easier through the skin when you are sweating. For some extreme cases, replacing the loss of minerals is not an easy task to do. Losing water and crucial minerals is also inevitable if you are having a certain health condition such as fever. Installing an air conditioner device will help you to solve the problem. It will maintain your house at a normal temperature so that dehydration can be prevented. 

5. Avoid Heat Illness

One of the most common problems faced by people in the summer is health illness. Unlike heatstroke that lasts in a short period, heat illness is usually more serious. People who find it hard to manage their body temperature will also experience heat cramps and heat exhaustion. Most of the time, heat illnesses are found on elderly people and children. The heat illness on elderly people can even lead them to experience more serious symptoms and cause death. Some people use a fan to keep their bodies cool. But for elderly people and kids who can’t regulate their body temperature well, the tool will be less effective to reduce sweats. To effectively manage body temperature, an air conditioner is a better option to take. 

Are There Any Side Effects?

While the benefits of air conditioning for your healthis unquestionable, some possible side effects also come with it. However, you need to keep in mind that most of the health problems related to air conditioners are usually because of high humidity. For instance, if people claim that they are experiencing mold, it is actually the result when mold responds to high humidity levels during hot temperatures. You can easily control the mold simply by using the cool delivered by air conditioners. While this is true that the device can contribute to the increasing level of humidity, the cases are rarely found. To solve the problem, you can use a dehumidifier to keep controlling the humidity in your house at normal levels.

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