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Healthy Lifestyle
August 3, 2017

Are heaters bad for your health?

Can’t imagine life without your heater? If your winter warmer burns fuel, you may have to, after finding out what it’s doing to your health. How it affects your breathing While they can do wonders to beat the chill, heaters that run on petroleum, gas, paraffin, oil, or charcoal can produce carbon monoxide. When breathed in, carbon monoxide takes the space of oxygen in the blood. This means that less oxygen is delivered to the heart, brain and other vital organs. Without enough oxygen, you could lose consciousness and eventually suffocate. If you are exposed to carbon monoxide for a…
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