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Are home ozone units really bad for you?

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Dr. Stephen Gordon answered

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Be Careful w/ Ozone: If you have any respiratory problems or asthma, ozone may make them worse. So that would be a definite contraindication -- (do not use). Ozone, if used, must be used in well ventilated areas and only for short time periods.

Answered 12/9/2013

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Ozone generators.: According to the epa, ozone air purifies should not exceed 50 parts per billion of ozone but many companies circumvent this by simply not calling there machines medical devices. Ozone generators due to filter out allergens and the ozone can be a respiratory irritant.

Answered 3/26/2013

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