Everything in life begins and ends with breathing. If you are a mouth-breather, that can be a problem. Mouth-breathing can have negative effects on both physical and mental health. It can increase your heart rate and your blood pressure, and decrease your oxygen levels in your bloodstream. It can choke your air supply off at night while you sleep, causing snoring and sleep apnea, dry-mouth, bad breath, sore throat, fatigue, lethargy, to name just a few possible maladies.   If left unchecked, chronically raised blood pressure due to your mouth-breathing can lead to heart attacks, strokes, and other serious and deadly health  problems.  

The cause of the mouth-breathing could be due to your already narrow nasal passages being plugged up due to allergens in the air.  In addition, to the copious amounts of your allergic mucus, your nasal passages can become further inflamed and restricted by swelling and the formation of nasal polyps, making it even more difficult to breathe. If your mouth-breathing is due to allergy-induced swollen nasal passages combined with loads of mucus due to allergies, there is a possible solution for you - Austin Air Purifiers.

In the New York Times Bestseller book Breath, author James Nestor does a masterful job in explaining the evolution of the nose and the necessity of breathing through the nose. He explains how scientists who examined skulls ranging from 200 years ago to thousands of years ago, determined that the nasal apertures, the two holes that connect the sinuses to the back of the throat, used to be wide and pronounced, but are now narrow. Nestor explains that adaptations that would allow our ancestors to outwit, outmaneuver, and outlive other animals, would obstruct our mouths and throats and make it harder for us to breathe.  He explains that eventually this recessed growth would make us prone to choke on our own bodies when we sleep - to snore.

Add to this external factors that aggravate our already mal-equipped noses.  Many of us have evolved to suffer from air-borne allergies to animals, pet dander, dust, mold, and the multitude of contaminants causing poor air quality due to climate change, such as high ozone levels in the atmosphere and increased pollen and ragweed.   These toxins in the air we breathe can further aggravate, swell and narrow our already narrow nasal passages, and worse, plug them up with mucus.  The result - you are a mouth-breather.  

Nestor in his book, Breath, states that it turns out that mouth-breathing changes the physical body and transforms airways, all for the worse.  Inhaling air through the mouth decreases pressure, which causes the soft tissues in the back of the mouth to become loose and flex inward, creating less space and making breathing more difficult.

Inhaling from the nose has the opposite effect.  It forces air against all of the flabby tissues at the back of the throat, making the airways wider and breathing easier.  Soon, these tissues and muscles get “toned” to stay in this open and wide position.  

You should now be convinced that your life depends on your breathing through your nose.  If you can’t breathe through your nose or have difficulty breathing through your nose due to allergic rhinitis, Austin Air Purifiers can help.  They are an excellent solution for improving indoor air quality and reducing the negative effects of mouth-breathing.  Austin Air Purifiers use a combination of medical-grade HEPA and activated carbon filters to remove pollutants such as allergens, chemicals, particles, viruses and bacteria from the air.  This helps to reduce the amount of pollutants that individuals are exposed to, reducing the risk of respiratory and other health problems associated with air pollution and mouth-breathing. 

Austin Air has outperformed more than 100 other air cleaners in government tests.  They are the only air cleaner company that has partnered with research organizations to do clinical trials on their products.  Austin Air has worked with Johns Hopkins University, The American Academy of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, the University of Washington and others.  Austin Air Purifiers have undergone five published clinical trials, which resulted in five successful outcomes.  “We have achieved something no other air purifier has.  Independently tested, by some of the country’s leading hospitals, we were (and still are) the only air purifier to be clinically proven in this way.”

Let’s do something about that mouth-breathing of yours.  An Austin Air Purifier can remove the contaminants from the air in your home, clear out your nasal passages, and allow you to breathe the way you were meant to breathe, through your nose.  You will be able to get restful sleep, and life will be like a breath of fresh air. At Allergy Solutions Air Purifiers, we offer you Austin Air Purifiers, with fast and free shipping, with our low price guarantee. Call us “ASAP”!

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