Health and Environmental Effects of Air Pollution

Air pollution is the world’s largest killer and responsible for thousands of deaths worldwide every year. Carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, ozone, particulate matter, lead and PM 2.5 are the major contributors to indoor air pollution. Air pollution is the result of combustion from space heating, industrial and vehicular emission, which causes and exacerbates several diseases such as asthma

Causes and Effects of Toxic Smog

The term ‘smog’ is a combination of two words- ‘smoke’ and ‘fog’. Smog is a yellowish or blackish fog formed primarily by a mixture of pollutants such as fine particles and ground-level ozone. Toxic smog, which occurs because of air pollution, has a mixture of various gases with dust. It makes breathing a difficult process for human beings. Smog results

Diseases Caused Due to Air Pollution

Air pollution leaves a serious impact on human health. Prolonged exposure to indoor air pollution leads to a number of health problems. Poor indoor air quality affects your lungs and respiratory systems. The people working and living near the source of air pollutants, for instance, places that have high industrial and vehicular emissions, are mostly exposed to the harmful effects

5 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Air pollution is synonymous to smog, CFCs, and another form of outdoor air pollution. However, many of you are not aware that the air inside your home or office is more polluted than the air outside. The presence of formaldehyde fire retardants, lead mold or even volatile chemical compounds from fragrance used in household cleaners leads to indoor air pollution.

5 Effective Ways to Control Your Asthma

World Asthma Day, which is celebrated on the first Tuesday of May every year, aims to spread awareness, care, and support for people suffering from this severe health problem. The theme of World Asthma Day 2019, which falls on 7th May, is STOP– Symptom Evaluation, Test Response, Observe & Assess and Proceed. On this World Asthma Day 2019, with an