Write 3 diseases name caused by air pollution.
The most common diseases caused by air pollution include ischemic heart disease, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer and acute lower respiratory infections in children. Particulate air pollution has been linked with strokes, which occur when the blood supply to the brain is cut-off.
Air pollution has resulted in several respiratory disorders and heart diseases among humans. The cases of lung cancer have increased in the last few decades. Children living near polluted areas are more prone to pneumonia and asthma. Many people die every year due to the direct or indirect effects of air pollution.
40% – ischaemic heart disease.
40% – stroke.
11% – chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
6% – lung cancer.
3% – acute lower respiratory infections in children.
ischaemic heart disease. Stroke. chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
You must be logged in to post a comment.