Air pollution News
Children especially premature kids, and those with weak immune systems and asthma are more prone to develop COPD at a later stage in life According to WHO, every day almost 93% of the world's children below 15 breathe air that is so polluted it puts their health and development at serious risk From opting for greener vehicles to quitting smoking, small lifestyle modifications can go a long way in ensuring healthier and happier lungs
Air pollution has a huge impact on all parts of the body. As per the studies, toxic pollutants make their way through nose or mouth to lungs. It needs to be noted that long term exposure to pollutants can damage blood vessels in kidney. Moreover, nitrogen oxides can negatively affect blood vessels causing more rapid build-up of calcium in the coronary artery which can lead to cardiac ailments.