Did you know that 1 in 12 Americans has asthma and nearly 9 asthma-related deaths happen EVERY DAY in the US? May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month -spotlighting these health issues across the country. There are numerous events this month being held by GINA, The Global Initiative for Asthma. As one of the founding members of the World Health Organizations Global Alliance Against Chronic Respiratory Diseases (GARD), GINA is passionate about bringing awareness and education to the general population.
Asthma is a chronic disease of the airways that makes breathing difficult. Asthma causes an inflammation of the air passages that result in a temporary narrowing of the airways that carry oxygen to the lungs. The symptoms of asthma include: coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, and chest tightness. There are numerous types of asthma: Adult-onset asthma, childhood, bronchial, asthmaticus, and asthma attacks. For additional details, or if you think you may be suffering from asthma, please contact your general physician. For additional online information, please click here. Please note: Able Cleaning does not condone self diagnosis and always urges you to contact your physician.
Most of us that have allergies, know how terrible they can be. Some of us are lucky and only have allergies that make us sneeze or eyes water. Then there are those with food allergies that can sometimes even cause anaphylaxis! There are a plethora of allergies – falling under the categories of food, seasonal, pet, and miscellaneous. If you think you have allergies of any type, there are tests that can be performed by a licensed physician, who can then also provide you information on best handling your allergy. Read more information on the tests here.
Role of Cleaning Companies
The Mayo Clinic has provided many tips for allergy-proofing your home here. For many people, spending 9 hours in the office is an everyday task. For some people it equates to spending more time in the office than their own home! Commercial Cleaning Companies play an integral role in the health and well-being of the office warriors.
What services does Able Cleaning provide to improve allergy & asthma symptoms for our clients:
– Regular vacuuming of all carpeted areas
– Dusting and Damp Wiping of desk area every day
– Utilization of all-natural products as much as possible
For a complete list of things you can personally do to allergy-proof your office, please click here.
For someone who suffers from allergies or asthma, these changes at the office and home can make all the difference in their health. Able Cleaning, Inc. is proud to utilize green cleaning methods with natural chemical replacements with a passion for long-term health. If you would like additional details on the services we could provide to your office building, please contact us.