Do you remember when you first noticed that you had a health issue holding you back from enjoying life completely?
It may have quietly crept up, so slowly that you didn’t notice it until it started creating a challenge for your daily life.
It may have rushed in so fast, that you found yourself desperately trying anything just to get by on a day to day basis.
Suddenly, months, then years have gone by, with the symptoms only building on top of each other and the feeling that your health has spiraled out of your control.
If you were to measure your health on a scale that goes from disease to optimal health, you may find yourself currently heading in a negative direction. Just like 133 other million Americans suffering from a chronic disease, you may be wondering how to turn your issues around, and if it is even possible!
Allow me to present to you, the continuum of wellness model that helps you locate where you are in your current health status:
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Vehicle and industry emissions from outside air blend with the byproducts of indoor air pollutants, that can make your home toxic. These are the most common sources for health issues from indoor air pollution:
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