With the increase in Urbanization and Industrialization people moved towards the city.
But are they living in a safe environment?
With the increase in Industrialization, an increase in Vehicles, Burning of garbage increased the air pollution in the cities.
Air pollution is increasing day by day in the cities. It is due to deforestation, also use of petrol as a source of fuel in vehicle, burning of waste, use of coal in industries, release of toxic chemicals, etc.
It is a major problem for people residing in cities. Air pollution from fuel, coal, plastic, etc. contains harmful carcinogenic compounds that increase the risk of cancer. Along with air pollution there is an increase in allergies, respiratory disease and many other.
Exposure for 1 hours in traffic is equal to 10 cigarettes. So are we safe?
Also burning waste is also a threat.
What can we do to minimize the hazards?
- Firstly spread awareness among people.
- Secondly, we should ask our government to take the initiative to create a clean environment.
That point was on awareness. But can we do at home to minimize the hazards.
- Eat nutrient rich food
- Adopt exercise in daily routine. Pranayama and Yoga can also be a better option.
You can also try Houseplants to remove pollution from your home. Learn more about houseplants at 12 Air Cleaning Houseplant By NASA Will Make You Healthy
China is among the most polluted countries in the world. Due to increase in industries in China, there is worst air pollution case. They usually go out with a mask on their face. In studies, it was found that people residing those polluted areas have a lower lifespan. Extreme pollution decreased their lifespan about 5.5 years.
Air pollution is harmful but by taking some measure, we can control it. Adopt a healthy lifestyle to minimize its effect.
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