Room Heater Danger: Sleeping with a heater in the room can lead to death, know the preventive measures

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Newz Fast, New Delhi: Doctors have often been issuing warnings to people who have the habit of sleeping with heaters on at night. He says that sleeping by running the heater in the room overnight can cause problems like allergies, dry skin and sleeplessness. The gas that harms the body also comes out from the heater, due to which suffocation and death can happen.

A gas named carbon monoxide comes out from the heater. People who are suffering from heart diseases, it can cause chest pain. It is also very harmful for children and elders. The risk of death in sleep also increases due to gas heater.

Carbon monoxide can stop the flow of blood in the body, due to which there is no supply of blood to the brain and a condition like sudden death or brain hemorrhage can be faced. Apart from this, you may also have to deal with eye problems like conjunctivitis.

If you want to sleep with the heater running in the room, then keep a bucket of water filled so that the moisture remains there. Keep children away from heaters. Do not keep things like blankets, furniture, paper around the heater. It should be at least 2-3 feet away.

When carbon monoxide is filled in the room, you may have problems like vomiting, abdominal pain, dizziness, headache, restlessness. Unplug the heater when it is not needed, never leave it open.

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