Tackling Air Pollution’s Effect on Respiratory Health

Understanding the Threat:

In today’s modern world, the air we breathe is increasingly polluted, posing a significant threat to respiratory health. From vehicle emissions to industrial pollutants, a variety of factors contribute to poor air quality, putting individuals at risk of respiratory illnesses such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and lung cancer.

The Impact of Pollutants:

Air pollution contains a mixture of harmful substances, including particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide, sulfur dioxide, ozone, and carbon monoxide. These pollutants can irritate the respiratory tract, inflame the lungs, and impair lung function, making it harder to breathe and increasing the risk