How to protect children From Air Pollution

Air pollution measures are sky-high and the government is trying to figure out a way to deal with this alarming issue. Meanwhile, the children with tiny lungs, the future of our nation, need protection from the hazardous air. Although the air poses a threat to people of all ages, it is especially going to be hard for children’s to protect their lungs. Infants and kids are at a greater risk of the respiratory problems, more so because of their not yet fully developed lungs and immune system.

Common symptoms of ill-effects of air pollution seen in children’s are-

Increase in asthmatic symptoms, respiratory infections,Decrease lung function, more allergic tendencies

Increase probability to get sick more often due to weak immune system

Effective measures to Reduce the ill-effects of Air pollution in children are-

Constant checking levels of air pollution and planning daily activities accordingly

Make a habit to drink lots of fluids to maintain a healthy body

Keep a check on your kid’s health – monitor respiratory issues and take all measures to prevent long-term/prolonged breathing problems

Common respiratory health problems include asthma and even more serious health issues like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases (COPD) and lung cancer.


Govind Shukla, Specializes in Pharmacology, Toxicology, Nutraceuticals & Herbal Drugs has published More than 100 research papers in National & International Journals. He is also a reviewer of International Journal of Pharmacology & pharmacotherapeutics, Chief editor of IJPNR Journal & Freelance Medical Writer for Different publication Groups including Lambert Academic Publishing Saarbrucken, Germany.