What effect does carbon monoxide have on the body?
In simple terms, when inhaled, carbon monoxide reduces the ability of blood to circulate oxygen to various tissues around the body which increases the stress upon your heart. Side effects of carbon monoxide poisoning include fatigue, headaches, dizziness, nausea, confusion and disorientation and at the extreme end of the spectrum, unconsciousness and death can occur. It is the very fact that carbon monoxide is itself an odourless and a colourless gas which makes the situation even more dangerous and further highlights the requirement for a fully working carbon monoxide meter. Protecting yourself from carbon monoxide poisoning Thankfully the stoves available today are manufactured to the higest safety standards and able to reduce the amount of gases created and in many cases these gases are even burned off within the system itself. The flue system and ventilation of your stove is vital to its safety and your safety therefore you should never install a stove yourself and always depend up