|Frequently Asked Questions: Your Health|
Q Can ozone be dangerous?A
Yes, but only when occurring in extremely high concentrations - levels that due to the Technology, a Biozone? Air Purifier is incapable of producing. The Federal Government and other agencies have set safety guidelines, Ozone concentrations of 0.05 - 0.10 ppm. The Biozone? Air Purifier CANNOT produce higher than 0.05 ppm. Reports and studies that raise questions about the safety of ozone deal with ozone levels at or above the recommended concentrations
Q Is the cost of a Biozone? unit covered by Insurance?A
Many insurance carriers, as well as Medicare and Medicaid, will reimburse you for the cost of a prescribed and medically necessary air purification device.
Q Will my family get fewer colds and flu if I have a Biozone? Air Cleaner in my home?A
While there have been no official studies to confirm this, independent lab tests have confirmed a remarkable reduction in airborne and surface bacteria, when a Biozone? Air Purifier is used. Since the majority of colds and flu are caught indoors, an overall reduction in contagions in the air and on things you and your family touch should certainly have a positive effect.
Q Will a Biozone? Air Purifier cure allergies and asthma?A
Biozone? Air Purifiers will not cure allergies or asthma or other breathing problems. They are not designed specifically for the treatment or prevention of any health problem or ailment. However, it has been shown that most asthma and allergy sufferers do benefit greatly from the pollutant reduction these units provide. Mold, pollen, dust, animal dander, dust mites, chemical gases, and other common allergens are all effectively reduced in a Biozone? environment.
Q Can I discontinue using my asthma/allergy prescription after I purchase a Biozone? Air Purifier?A
The short answer is, no. The Biozone? Air Purifiers effectively eliminate or neutralize many contaminants that trigger an asthma attacks or allergic reactions from your environment. If your prescription is used on an 'as needed' basis, like many inhalers, you MAY find that 'as needed' is less frequent. In this case you should discuss with your doctor ANY possible changes to your treatment