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Latest Hormonal Research

Check out the latest research below on Cortisol, Melatonin, Inflammatoin, and Glucose. Dive into a world of expert analysis, real-life experiences, and cutting-edge approaches.

Breathe Easy: How Cabin Air Filters Improve Health During Commutes

Published By:

Mallach et al.

Published On:

Feb 14, 2023

Published Link:

Breathe Easy: How Cabin Air Filters Improve Health During Commutes

This study investigated the impact of traffic-related air pollution on health during commutes and whether cabin air filtration can help. It found that filtering air inside vehicles significantly reduced exposure to harmful pollutants and improved indicators related to heart health, stress levels, and mental sharpness.

What Exactly They Discovered: 

Researchers discovered that using cabin air filtration (CAF) in vehicles can greatly reduce the amount of ultrafine particles, black carbon, and other pollutants inside the car. This reduction led to better heart rate variability, lower stress hormone levels in saliva, and quicker cognitive responses among commuters. Essentially, cleaner air in the car helps your heart, mind, and stress levels, making your daily commute healthier.

Why It Matters: 

This research matters because it shows a simple yet effective way to protect our health from the invisible dangers of air pollution, a growing concern in urban environments. By reducing our exposure to harmful air pollutants, we can potentially lower our risk of pollution-related health issues. It's especially relevant for people who spend a lot of time in traffic, as it offers a practical solution to mitigate some of the health risks associated with commuting in polluted areas.

How It Applies to Corti: 

Corti's real-time monitoring device could be a game-changer in applying these findings. By tracking changes in melatonin, cortisol, inflammation, and glucose, Corti can help individuals understand how air quality during commutes impacts their health. This insight could encourage more people to use cabin air filtration and take other measures to improve air quality, thereby enhancing overall well-being during commutes.

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