Health Impacts

Pollution can harm us when it accumulates in the air in high enough concentrations. People exposed to high enough levels of certain air pollutants may experience Irritation of the eyes, nose, and throat, Wheezing, coughing, chest tightness and breathing difficulties, Worsening of existing lung and heart problems, such as asthma, increased risk of heart attack.

In addition, long-term exposure to air pollution can cause cancer and damage to the immune, neurological, reproductive, and respiratory systems. In extreme cases, it can even cause death.

The health effects of pollution include premature mortality, and lung and heart problems.  A recent review has also found that particulate matter (PM10 and PM2.5) causes lung cancer.

  • Respiratory disease
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Skin irritations and rashes
  • Neurological problems

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