We all know that air is an essential need for us to live. Air contains oxygen that will be used by our bodies. But because of human activities, we can’t have any more clean air to inhale. This article includes the harmful effects of air pollution on our bodies because air pollution is not only in cities but also all around the world experience this tragedy.
Causes of Air Pollution
The health risks from these activities can be severe, such as changes and modifications in machinery operation. Factories that emit black smoke due to the process of their machines. Gasoline vehicles such as automobiles, cars, motors, and trucks. Human activities like deforestation of mountains for it to become a subdivision.
Due to the dirty air, air lungs are the number one affected by it because it is the place where the air needs to be processed. Example of this is lung cancer, emphysema, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
With this dirty air, our heart will receive a negative effect, just like damage to heart tissues, heart attacks due to arterial occlusion.
The nose, eyes, and throat could also be affected by inhaling dirty air because there is a possibility that we can inhale Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2). For the nose, it can suffer from a nosebleed. For our eyes, it can suffer from eye irritation, and for the throat, it can cause a dry cough or dry throat.