Last Updated: July 15, 2022, 7:28 PM IST
Increasing pollution levels around us are also leading to increasing health problems. Although air pollution is often talked about as the cause of asthma and many other lung diseases, people tend to ignore other health problems caused by bad air. Pollution is also a key factor behind heart disease, skin allergies and eye diseases. According to a report by the world According to the Health Organization, more than 7 million people worldwide die annually due to complications caused by pollution. Here are some diseases caused by poor air quality.
Pneumonia is a common complication and easily controlled. Living around high air pollution levels increases the risk factors.
Stroke complications have become more common in recent years. Increased pollution levels in our environment have also put young people at risk of strokes, which were initially thought to be an aging health problem. Apart from outdoor pollution, smokers have a higher risk of strokes than non-smokers.
Various factors can cause the dreaded disease, with poor air quality around you putting you at a higher risk for lung cancer.
Rising air pollution levels and temperatures have increased the risk of cardiovascular disease. Due to cardiovascular diseases, the continuous supply of oxygen to the heart, brain and other organs is interrupted and the risk of heart attack increases.
Bad air quality is also known to be a cause of many skin-related problems, especially in young children. Pollution can cause skin rashes and itching and can even lead to serious problems like skin cancer.