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
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.
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
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.
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
Indoor Air is 10 times harmful compared to outdoor air pollution, which can cause severe respiratory diseases. The term indoor air pollution means air that is contained within a building like your home, apartment, office, factory, hospital etc. It consists of a mix between gases and solid particles that can make the air more harmful to breathe. To eradicate the
There is no surprise about air pollution, which remains high during winter every year after the Diwali celebrations. It is the time when you can experience a rise in AQI, which results in worst air quality. It is during the winter when you experience temperature transposal, wherein the cold air gets trapped by a layer of warm air. In this
Air pollution and smog in Delhi is going out of control every day. The presence of Nitrogen Oxides, Sulphur Dioxide, carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, and ground-level ozone make a lethal mix that can cause serious health issues. It is the children and the elderly person who gets majorly affected by Delhi’s air pollution. The reason is children’s lungs are not
Pregnancy is the time when you plan to welcome a twinkling star in your growing family and this is the time when you take extra care and protection. You avoid eating seafood, smoking cigarette and even consuming alcohol. You also take prenatal vitamins, following a healthy diet, and even paying regular visits to your Gynaecology. All of these are necessary
People always associate lung cancer with smoking but, do you know that lung cancer can also occur to non-smokers as well? According to a recent study of Lung Care Foundation, both smokers and non-smokers represent an equal number of lung cancer patients. So, the question is who is to blame for this serious disease? It is air pollution, which is