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15 MAR 2024 HOME & LIVING 3 MINS READ 432 VIEWS

Is poor indoor air quality affecting your sleep?

In the pursuit of a good night’s sleep, many factors come into play, with one often overlooked culprit being poor indoor air quality. The air we breathe directly impacts our overall wellbeing, and polluted indoor air can wreak havoc on our sleep patterns without us realising it.

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Indoor air impacts quality of sleep

Studies have highlighted a connection between indoor air quality and the quality of sleep. The air we breathe indoors can be laden with pollutants, allergens and toxins, which can compromise respiratory health and disrupt the body’s natural sleep-wake cycle. Understanding this link is crucial for those seeking to optimise their sleep environment.

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Common indoor air pollutants

Identifying and addressing common indoor air pollutants is the first step towards improving sleep quality. Substances such as volatile organic compounds (VOCs), mould, dust mites and pet dander can infiltrate our living spaces, triggering allergies and respiratory issues that interfere with peaceful sleep.

Respiratory health and sleep disruption

Poor indoor air quality exacerbates respiratory conditions like asthma and allergies, leading to coughing and difficulty breathing. These disruptions can result in fragmented sleep, leaving individuals feeling fatigued and irritable during the day. By taking proactive measures to improve indoor air quality, individuals can alleviate these issues and enjoy more restorative sleep.

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The role of ventilation and air filtration

Proper ventilation and air filtration are vital for maintaining indoor air quality. Ensuring a constant flow of fresh air and using high-quality air filters can significantly reduce the concentration of pollutants, creating a healthier sleep environment.

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Creating a sleep-supportive environment

In addition to addressing air quality concerns, establishing a sleep-supportive environment involves other considerations. This includes choosing the right bedding (we recommend the Dreamland Chiromax Luxe Serenity Mattress and Headboard Divan), incorporating calming scents, minimising noise and even using a relaxing sleeping mask to enhance one’s overall sleep quality.

Prioritising indoor air quality is a fundamental step toward achieving better sleep. By recognising the link between poor air quality and disrupted sleep, individuals can take proactive measures to create a healthier living space.

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Invest in the Atmosphere SKY & Mini Air Treatment Systems

Loved by many, the Atmosphere SKY Air Treatment System reduces over 300 airborne contaminants and filters particles greater than or equal to 0.0024 microns with 99.99% efficiency.

Thanks to its impressive Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR) of more than 300 cfm, it can effectively clean large rooms measuring up to 465 sq ft in size.

For smaller rooms, the Atmosphere Mini Air Treatment System uses an advanced 3-in-1 filtration to effectively remove over 300 airborne contaminants. It filters 99.99% of airborne contaminants and traps particles as small as 0.0024 microns.

In addition, it delivers a CADR of more than 130 cfm at speed 3 and cleans spaces up to 200 sq ft in size at the touch of a button.

Remember: Every effort to improve indoor air quality contributes to a more restful and rejuvenating night’s sleep. Invest in your wellbeing by making your sleep environment a haven for clean, fresh air.