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Asthma patients may face problems due to pollution, keep these things in mind


The level of pollution is expected to increase in the coming days. In such a situation, patients of asthma may have to face problems. Experts say that people who have asthma should start breathing exercises to strengthen the lungs. One should also avoid going to such places where the level of pollution is high. If asthma patients follow all the precautions, then they will be able to keep themselves healthy.

According to the data of the World Health Organization (WHO), 235 million people in the world are suffering from asthma. This disease is more common in the elderly and children. According to a report, every year 40 lakh children are falling prey to asthma due to pollution caused by the smoke of vehicles. The underlying causes of asthma are not fully understood, but apart from genetic factors, it is caused by exposure to such inhaled particles and the emergence of allergies. These include dust mites, smoke and air pollution present in the atmosphere.

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According to Dr Vijay Pratap of Delhi’s Loknayak Hospital, Asthma is a lung disease that causes difficulty in breathing. In asthma, there is swelling in the breathing tubes, due to which the respiratory passage narrows. Due to the narrowing of the respiratory tract, the patient starts having problems like breathing, sounding while breathing, chest tightness, cough. Due to excessive pollution in the air, asthma patients have difficulty in breathing, suffocating and coughing a lot.

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According to Dr Vijay Kumar, asthma patients should avoid dust, soil or open environment. If there is breathlessness, then the work of labor should not be done. Should not smoke. Apart from this, cold places and cold drinks should be avoided. The patient of asthma should wear a mask while going out. Take care that you do not do cleaning work. The dust from this can make it difficult for you to breathe or increase the risk of asthma attack.

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