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Does the circulated air from a dusty ceiling fan have any detrimental effect upon one's health?
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Dr. Hallie Robbins
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Dust & Health
Ceiling fans help circulate air..
. And dust. Keep your fan clean to improve indoor air quality. Dust particles can affect people with allergies, asthma, emphysema and other lung/airway diseases or heart conditions by making breathing tougher. Get a long-handled retractable brush with a soft bendable brush head to reach fan blades easily. Use a sturdy stepstool or ladder if you need to get higher.

In brief: Dust & Health
Ceiling fans help circulate air..
. And dust. Keep your fan clean to improve indoor air quality. Dust particles can affect people with allergies, asthma, emphysema and other lung/airway diseases or heart conditions by making breathing tougher. Get a long-handled retractable brush with a soft bendable brush head to reach fan blades easily. Use a sturdy stepstool or ladder if you need to get higher.
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