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.
FROM AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR DR GOVIND SHUKLA, NUTRITION EXPERT
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.