Urbanization has increased the standard and quality of living and has added more comfort in our lives. Though it seems all advantageous on the outside, urbanization comes with its share of adversities, the biggest one being negative health effects. Health effects that are bad for you and worse for your child. Children are more prone to diseases than an adult
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Get Rid of Indoor Air Pollution Lurking in Your Kitchen
The World Environment Day, every year, marks as a reminder for all of us to protect the world we live in. Saving the environment and monitoring our actions which harm the earth is very important in today’s day and age. Outdoor air pollution is a major threat to the environment but so is indoor air pollution. In fact, our homes
Easy Ways to Protect Your Baby from Indoor Air Pollution
Your child’s skin is as delicate as a flower petal. Before coming out in the world, a child stays safe in the protected environment of a mother’s womb. Once the child is born, besides taking care of the skin, the hygiene of a child is vital as well. At the early ages, a child’s immune system is underdeveloped, and lungs
Is Air Conditioning Becoming Friendly or Deadly?
Gone are the days when the air conditioner used to be a luxurious possession. In today’s time, it has become a daily need. In this scorching heat, we all look for an opportunity to just sit relax in front of our air conditioners. From homes to offices, air conditioners have become a necessity. And the usage of air conditioners hardly
What Is the Connection Between Climate Change and Air Pollution?
Climate change and air pollution – the duo that is causing chaos on earth at an ever-increasing pace. While they might seem like only slightly connected to each other, the truth is they are interconnected to a great extent. In order to understand how air pollution and climate change are connected to each other and how together they are causing
5 Harmful Effects: Smog Not Just Smoke Effects Your Lungs
Smog – a combination of the words, smoke, and fog- is a deadly form of air pollution. The term was first used by H.A. Des Voeux in 1905 to describe the atmospheric conditions in Britain as a result of heavy industrialization. When atmospheric pollutants and gases released from the burning of fossil fuels react with sunlight and ozone, it causes
How Poor Indoor Air Quality Affects Your Child’s Health
Many people think of the outside air when talking about air pollution. However, did you know that indoor air pollution is 3-4 times more dangerous than outdoor pollution? Kids are more susceptible to the harmful effects caused by indoor air pollution than adults. The poor indoor air quality has a greater impact on kid’s health as their lungs are still
How to protect your kids from air pollution?
Air pollution is a rising concern in almost every city. The degrading air quality poses a threat to the health of people of all age groups. Though air pollution spares no one, however, studies have suggested that children are more vulnerable to air pollution than any other age group. Not just outdoor, but indoor air is highly polluted, which makes
Air pollution Can be Deadly for Senior Citizens
Just like food and water, fresh air is also one of the basic necessities for human beings. The third largest cause of death among all the health risks in India, it is impossible to breathe fresh and healthy air. According to the State Global Air 2019 by Health Effects Institute (HEI), 1.2 million people died due to air pollution in
Indoor Air Pollution can be worse than Outdoor
The air we breathe is not pure and healthy. The harmful toxic petrol fumes and carbon dioxide emissions, which are the major factors of outdoor pollution. Staying indoors doesn’t keep you safe from the dangers of pollution. The reason is indoor air is 10 times more polluted than the outdoor air, which makes you vulnerable to a lot of diseases.