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World’s Most Polluted Cities are in India – WHO Latest Report

Air pollution is an invisible killer and is a serious threat to the human race. Every year, due to the harmful air quality/poor air condition thousands of people dies throughout the world. It is due to the exposure to air pollution that leads to stroke, heart diseases, lung cancer and even chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases. In this concern, World Health Organization stated that 2.4 million deaths are registered throughout the world every year due to heart diseases. 1.8 million People die due to lung cancer and 1.4 million dies due to strokes. The only reason is due to inhaling of polluted air.

World Health Organization Data on Air Pollution

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Talking about air pollution, World Health Organisation (WHO) has recently stated global air pollution database that is released in Geneva. The report says in terms of PM 2.5 concentration, India has 14 out of the 15 most polluted cities in the world. Kanpur is worst amongst all the cities with a PM 2.5 concentration of 173 micrograms per cubic meter. This is followed by Faridabad, Varanasi, and Gaya.

There are other Indian cities that have also registered high levels of PM2.5 pollutants and these are Delhi, Patna, Agra, Muzaffarpur, Srinagar, Gurgaon, Jaipur, Patiala, and Jodhpur. Mumbai, India’s financial capital is also on the list and it is the world’s fourth most polluted megacity. On the basis of PM10 levels, the report also listed 13 cities in India that figured among the 20 most-polluted cities of the world in the year 2016.

Also, study 2015 report on air pollution

What WHO has to Say in its Latest Report?

The World Health Organization in the latest data also said that nine out of 10 people or 90% people in the world breathe contaminated air, which contains high levels of pollutants. This has estimated that around 7 million people every year die due to air pollution caused by ambient (outdoor) and household products. It is also reported that due to air pollution more than 90% of deaths are registered in Asia and Africa.

facts related to air pollution

Well, there are few facts related to air pollution and these are mentioned below:

  • Air Pollution is 4th largest killer that causes 6.5 million deaths per year
  • Indoor air pollution compared to outdoor is 2 to 5 times worse
  • Smoking is the main cause of lung disease
  • 80% of lung illness is result of air pollution caused by automobiles and other fossil fuel burning machines
  • Risk of cancer, heart disease, asthma and bronchitis is high in those areas where there is high automobile traffic
  • 12% of heart attack worldwide is due to inhaling contaminated air
  • Nearly 25% of deaths in India is the result of air pollution
  • An average person inhales 11,000 liter air per day

Conclusion

No doubt the report on air pollution submitted by WHO is very true, but there is always a solution to it. One of the easiest ways to reduce the harmful effects of air pollution is to increase flora. You can plant trees, shrubs, houseplants, vegetable crops, that can helps in reducing pollution in air. Plans can help reduce the amount of carbon dioxide and increasing the amount of oxygen in air. Beside this, you can also use air purifier that comes with HEPA technology. It is the HEPA technology that can remove 99.97% of indoor air pollutants and deliver fresh air to breathe in.

World-Asthma-Day 2018

World Asthma Day 2018: Raise Awareness To Control Airway Disease

World Asthma Day is widely celebrated throughout the world with an aim to spread the knowledge about it. This event is also annually organized in order to increase awareness and make the common mass understand the precautions and preventions of asthma. Celebrated at the 1st Tuesday of the month of May, World Asthma Day 2018 has a theme that is Never Too Early, Never Too Late. It explains that it is always the right time to check and put a halt to airways diseases. The theme states the process to evaluate symptoms of asthma at the early stage and take actions to make sure that it is controlled. Continue reading “World Asthma Day 2018: Raise Awareness To Control Airway Disease”

Possible Things To Happen If We Don’t Stop Air Pollution

Possible Things To Happen If We Don’t Stop Air Pollution

Air pollution is a serious problem that not only affects the environment but also your health. Even if we stay indoors, we are surrounded by air pollutants coming from different sources. The air that we breathe is contaminated with a number of pollutants. Indoor air pollutants such as molds, pollens, and cigarette smoke, as well as household products like paint, pesticides contaminate the indoor air.

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Comparison Between Kent Magic Car Air Purifier and Honeywell Move Pure air purifier

Car Air Purifier Comparison: KENT Magic Vs Honeywell Move Pure

Our job and business take us to a different place and this involves a lot of traveling. Where there is traveling, there is always a high chance that you are going to get exposed to a lot of pollutants like dust, car emissions and even smoke from industries. These pollutants can seriously lead to different respiratory diseases. It may turn to be worst for those who already have the respiratory disorders. Although in your car, you have air-conditioning system, which filters air, it might not be able to clear out harmful pollutants. So, here comes the need to car air purifier, which can trap all the pollutants including dust, smoke, pollen, etc.

There are different brands of car air purifier in the market and to make your selection a bit easier, here’s a brief comparison between KENT Magic Car air purifier and Honeywell Move Pure Car Air Purifier.

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indoor air pollution can be worse than outdoor

Indoor Air Pollution can be worse than Outdoor

The air we breathe is not pure and healthy. There are harmful toxic petrol fumes and carbon dioxide emissions. This makes a sufficient reason for you to stay indoors, where you might think you are safe. However, many of us are not aware of the fact the indoor air pollution is more harmful than outdoor pollution.

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Alps Plus Air Purifier

KENT Alps+ Review- What Makes it One of the Most Sought-After Air Purifiers in India?

Air pollution has become a rising concern in India. With an increasing number deaths and health problems, it has become necessary to take the right steps to prevent air pollution. In addition to being concerned about outdoor pollution, indoor air pollution is also a serious concern. Allergies, breathing problems and asthma are some of the serious health problems caused by indoor air pollution. The only way to overcome these problems is by installing an air purifier. Among the different air purifiers available in India, KENT Alps+ has become one of the most sought-after products. The air purifier received a very positive review from Financial Express, which is one of the famous business dailies in India. So, if you too are planning to buy an air purifier, here is a detailed review about KENT Alps+ Air Purifier.

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KENT Alps Air Purifier

A Brief Guide on the Working of HEPA Filters

When looking for air purifiers, industry experts suggest opting for a product with a HEPA filter. Though many of us blindly buy a HEPA air purifier, we hardly give a thought to why we need to opt for an air purifier with HEPA filter. With the increasing amount of indoor air pollution, buying an air purifier is a necessity. However, choosing any random product will not meet your purpose. You need an air purifier which effectively traps the indoor air pollutants, which is why you need an air purifier with HEPA filter. To make an informed buying decision, you need to understand how air purifiers with HEPA filters work. In this blog, we discuss in detail the about HEPA filters present in air purifiers.

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Dust Mites

Dangers Associated with Dust Mites and Ways to Avoid Them

Dust mites are tiny creatures are commonly found on your couch, bed or carpets. Dust mites can easily thrive in our homes as they survive on our dead skin cells, and pet dander. These tiny creatures can uneasiness among people suffering from asthma and allergic reactions. Many people are extremely allergic to the droppings of dust mites which also triggers allergy and leads to allergic reactions. This is where HEPA air purifier can play a vital role in helping you breathe pure and prevent harmful allergic reactions. Read on to find out some easy ways to control dust mite allergy.

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5 Reasons that deteriorate Indoor air quality

5 Reasons you have Poor Indoor Air Quality at Home

Indoor air quality is 5-10 times more polluted than the outdoor air. Poor quality of indoor air is one of the main reasons of asthma triggers, breathing problems and also lead to long term breathing problems. However, many people don’t realize the fact that only vacuuming or washing will not keep the indoor air clean. The detergents, cleaning products that you use and many home appliances also lead to indoor air pollution. Most of us are not aware of these sources of indoor air pollution. So, to help you out, we discuss a few areas in your home that need regular cleaning to avoid indoor air pollution.

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How Air Pollution Affects your Skin

Here’s What Air Pollution Does to your Skin

Getting flawless and healthy skin is the dream of every woman. Thanks to the deteriorating air quality, thanks to excessive smog and rising level of air pollution, maintaining healthy and beautiful skin can be a tough task. However, outdoor air pollution is not the only reason which may lead to skin damage. Many of us don’t give importance to the quality of indoor air which may be 5 times more polluted than the outdoor air. Allergens such as dust, cigarette smoke, VOCs, irritants cause a lot of harm to your skin. Read on to find out how air pollution affects your skin and ways to prevent those effects.

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