It’s a disturbing and scary fact that 9 out of 10 people breathe contaminated air each and everyday that are full of high levels of pollutants. Moreover, the air pollutants that we are breathing in are incredibly diverse in terms of composition, health effects and sources. Plus, sometimes we can’t even see them. Some people are extremely sensitive to airborne pollutants while others may not even realize they are breathing in contaminated air. Here are the 10 Most Harmful Air Pollutants That You Are Breathing In Everyday 1) Particulate Matter or Particle Pollution – particles in the air such as dirt, dust, smoke etc. 2) Pet Dander – microscopic flecks of skin shed by cats, dogs, birds, rodents and other companion animals 3) Pollen –  typically a seasonal allergy from plants 4) Mold – mold is a type of fungi and can be found in homes, businesses and schools 5) Lead – airborne lead as a result of lead-acid battery manufacturing 6) Volatile Organic Compounds – indoor gases emitted from solids or liquids 7) Carbon Monoxide – odorless, colorless gas from leaking chimneys and fireplaces or unvented gas heaters 8) Ozone – ground level ozone from cars, power plants, refineries   Read more…