Air pollution is produced by burning, so a common air pollutant is cigarette smoke. Industry, diesel and gasoline vehicles, cooking and forest fires also produce air pollution. The recent bushfire in Australia in quite horrible and out of control. Massive toxic air has been generated and covering Melbourne, Sydney and other main cities in Australia. Both acute and chronic exposure to air pollution is harmful to everyone’s health, but people with particular health conditions may be particularly affected.
Air pollution contributes to cardiovascular conditions such as heart attacks, worsens respiratory diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cancer development, adverse outcomes in pregnancy and even death. The World Health Organization states that 92% of people worldwide are exposed to air pollution levels that exceed guideline levels. While it is difficult to substantially reduce your exposure to air pollutants, there are a number of things that may help:
1. Don’t smoke and avoid second-hand smoke.
2. Pay attention to local air quality advisories.
3. Get cardiovascular exercise.
4. Reduce air pollution generation at home.
5. Use indoor HEPA air filters.
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