Check this part of your air conditioner now! It’s slowly killing…
Chest Diseases Specialist, who gave information about the frequently used air conditioners with the bear. Dr. Aziz Uluışık warned asthma patients.
Stating that the filters of air conditioners should be cleaned frequently, Dr. Uluışık said, “It can lead to frequent illness, asthma attacks, increase in allergic complaints and lung infections.”
exp. Dr. Aziz Uluışık said, “Bacteria and fungal spores can grow in the dust accumulated in the filters of air conditioners. These microorganisms pose a risk for asthma patients or patients with allergic rhinitis. They can lead to frequent illness, asthma attacks, increased allergic complaints and lung infections.”
FILTERS NEED TO BE CLEANED
Drawing attention to the importance of the maintenance of filters for health, Uzm. Dr. Dear Uluışık,The increasing temperature and humidity with the arrival of the season have made air conditioners a part of our daily life. Asthma and allergy sufferers need to be careful when using air conditioners. The temperature, humidity and cleanliness of the air that asthma patients breathe are very important. Air conditioners are beneficial in terms of adjusting the appropriate temperature and humidity. The optimum temperature targeted is 24-25 degrees and humidity is 40-50 percent,” he said.
MAINTENANCE MUST BE DONE WITH THE RECOMMENDED FREQUENCY
Noting that the new type of advanced filter air conditioners also have the feature of cleaning the air, Uzm. Dr. Aziz Uluışık said, “If possible, air conditioners with better filter quality should be preferred, and air conditioner filter maintenance should be done at the recommended frequency. Because the air conditioner sucks the air in the environment and gives it out after filtration, the filtration system of the device may become dirty over time, bacteria and fungal spores may grow in the dust accumulated in the filters of the air conditioners. “Microorganisms pose a risk for asthma patients or patients with allergic rhinitis and can cause frequent illness, asthma attacks, increased allergic complaints and lung infections. However, these risks can be eliminated if filter cleaning and maintenance is done properly.”
ATTENTION TO THESE WHEN USING THE AIR CONDITIONER!
Talking about the things to be considered while using the air conditioner, Uzm. Dr. Aziz Uluışık said, “Patients should not be directly exposed to the wind or sit in front of the air conditioner while using the air conditioner. When the air conditioner is started, the environment should not be cooled too quickly, but should be cooled slowly. Thus, the body is prevented from being exposed to sudden heat to cold, and it is possible to adapt to the temperature change. Although there are some risks for allergic patients, the risks of high temperature and humidity cannot be ignored.