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SMOG & ITS HAZARD EFFECTS ON HUMAN BODY

سموگ ! انسانی صحت کیلئے ایک بہت بڑا خطرہ

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Dr Ammar is a devoted family physician and wants to bring change in society through his words and positive energy. The Founder and President of a non profit organization Insaniyat Foundation Pakistan - IFP, Ex-South Punjab President at Minassatulkram Welfare Association & Member of other National and International non profits Organizations (Alkhidmat & Aziziya Foundation). A Writer, Doctor and Public Speaker for public awareness & Rehabilitation

SMOG & ITS HAZARD EFFECTS ON HUMAN BODY

 

 

 

what the Smog is?

 

Before we go in detail about the harmful effects of smog, we need to know about its composition. SMOG is a mixture of emissions under specific climate conditions. These emissions include might be Ozone, industrial pollutants, car and other vehicle pollutants, open burning and incinerators. Ozone is the major component of Smog and most dangerous one.

 

All these are common in our cities and industrial areas as the lot of capacity of these factories and vehicles.

 

In Pakistan, Smog occurs before winter starts and mostly in Big Cities.

 

 

 

 

People at Risk

 

Smog can effect all stages of life but diseases and age, does make more prone to be affected, such as person with

 

Diabetes

Heart diseases

Lung diseases

Pregnant Women

Children and infants

Seniors (Old age)

Outside activities

 

Lahore is Included as one of World’s worst cities on Smog attacks

Effects of Ozone

 

Ozone particles when taken through inhalation during Breathing causes

 

 

Burning Eyes

SOB (Shortness of Breath)

Coughing

Throat Irritation

Nasal Mucosa Irritation

Chest pain (Sever)

Worsen Emphysema

Exacerbation of asthma

Lung Cancer (Chronic Cases)

Cardiovascular Diseases

Respiratory Failure

Death (In sever cases)

 

 

 

Safety Measures

 

 

Hey ! Don’t worry

You may make yourself & your love-ones safe from Smog and its effects

 

 

By using face mask (N95 Masks)

By avoiding smoking or reducing its consumption

Drinking Plenty of water

Consuming hot drinks i.e Tea

Remove contact lenses

Avoid unnecessary going out

Close Doors and windows

 

 

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