You may know that raising indoor humidity levels may help to deactivate coronavirus particlesâ€¦ During the Wintertide weeks, humidity levels can drop to extremely low levels and unluckyly, the virus thrives and remains viable for longer periods in these low humidity conditions, however, too much indoor humidity can also cause health concerns; It’s substantial to find a balance when it comes to the humidity in your home. Ideal indoor humidity levels for comfort and for avoiding health effects are between 35 and 60 percent! The direct effects of high humidity can be deadly and cause our body to overheat. Humidity impedes your body’s ability to regulate body temperature and cool down. Too much humidity can unquestionably cause your body temperature to rise! Sweating cools the body when the moisture evaporates from the skin. However, when the air is already saturated with water vapor, sweat does not evaporate and you feel hotter and stickierâ€¦ You may begin to feel light headed, sluggish, and foggy and experience muscle cramps. You lose fluids, salt, and electrolytes and your body overheats. If your body cannot maintain temperature, you can develop heat exhaustion or heat stroke, which can be fatalâ€¦ Not to mention, bacteria and viruses can cause illness to thrive and grow in air that’s above 60 percent relative humidity and they stay airborne for a longer period of time. Dust mites and fungi are the 2 worst culprits for indoor flu symptom sufferers and exist in higher levels when humidity is at an all time high. Having your Heating and Air Conditioning system checked by a professional can reduce humidity concerns in your loft or business, then getting a tune up and a nice cleaning can restore it to correct working condition.