Category Archives: Air Health

Everything about the air you breathe!

Influence of Negative Air Ions on Human Performance and Mood

The Influence of Air Ions, Temperature, and Humidity on Subjective Well-being and Comfort Journal of Environmental Psychology, December, 1981 106 employees kept daily assessment records of their office environment and health over a 12-week period. Temperatures of about 23 degrees … Continue reading

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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Dr. Michael Terman Head Colombia University – Winter Depression Unit The benefits of exposure to relatively high concentrations of negative ions produced by high density negative ion generators have been well documented over decades. Literally dozens of studies published in … Continue reading

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Air Ions and Health

by ALBERT P KRUGER AND DAVID S SOBEL In places where mountains are situated to the south, the south winds that blow are parching and unhealthy; where the mountains are situated in the north, their northern winds occasion disorders and … Continue reading

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The Role of Ions in Body Chemistry

Negative Ion Report: The CBS Nightly News, Feb 14, 1995 The harmful positive ion (kation) is a particle that loses an electron. The healthful negative ion (anion) gains an electron in the valency orbit; that is it increases the ability … Continue reading

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Winter Time Blues and the Negative Ion – Relief From Negative Ions

Reprinted from The Readers Digest Transcript from CBS News 2/14/95 6:30-7:00 PM with Connie Chung in reference to the above negative ion study. Connie Chung, co-anchor: This is the age of wonder drugs and high-tech cures, but alternative treatments, from … Continue reading

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Pumping Ions

By Dr. Michael Terman and Dr. Jiuan Su Terman Reprinted from Allure Magazine, June 1995 Call them air purifiers, but antidepressants might be a better name for those electronic gizmos that pump negative ions (invisible electric charges) into the air … Continue reading

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Negative ions may be an answer to the video blahs!!

William Johnson Reprinted from The Peninsula Times Tribune REDWOOD CITY- A case of the blahs at work may really be a case of the “VODS.” Workplaces where video display terminals are used are subject to contamination with discomforting positive ions, … Continue reading

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The Nature of Ions

Ions are molecules that carry a charge of electricity. They are found outdoors at typical levels of 3000 positive and 4000 negative ions per cubic centimeter. The existence of atmospheric electricity was discovered in the 1700’s.  By the 1990’s, it … Continue reading

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Ions Can Do Strange Things to You

Reprinted from The Readers Digest Researchers believe that through control of the electrical charges in the air we breathe, our moods, energy and health can be markedly improved. Condensed from The Rotarian., byRobert O’Brien One sweltering day in Philadelphia this … Continue reading

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Negative Ion Regeneration For Youthfulness and Longevity

By John Heinerman, Ph.D. Foreward by Lendon Smith, M.D. Section One: Vitamins of the Air Approximately half-a-century ago, a certain woman living in a large, crowded city contracted tuberculosis. Doctors did what they could for her without any avail. They … Continue reading

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