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Delhi Air Pollution: Air quality gets worse in the Delhi-NCR region, take these precautions to curb health problems

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  • 3rd November 2019,
  • 1:12 PM

Delhi Air Pollution: For the fourth straight day, the air quality in the Delhi NCR region has deteriorated. People are suffering and yet they are reluctant in taking precautionary measures for the same. Here are some of the necessary measures to be taken.

Delhi Air Pollution: Air quality gets worse

Delhi Air Pollution: Air quality gets worse

Delhi Air Pollution: Delhi has become a gas chamber with the ever-increasing level of air pollution soon after Diwali 2019 celebrations. Mild showers have been observed in the Delhi region on Sunday morning. Even after the alarming situation in Delhi, it has been observed that people are not taking any kind of precautions to deal with the problem. They are reluctant to use the masks recommended by doctors on Wednesday.

Well, according to the latest updates, the AQI reading at Bawana has been reported to stand at 492, while at ITO is at 487 and Ashok Vihar stands at 482, which is known to have crossed the ‘Severe’ level. Hence, if people in Delhi want to stay safe from any kind of diseases due to breathing of bad or polluted air, they must abide by the suggestions given by doctors for their own protection and safety.

Here are some of the precautionary measures to be taken:

  • People should avoid doing exercise like a cardio workout
  • Doctors have suggested people not to stay outdoors during this crucial time
  • Get the right mask from the chemist shop
  • Drink lots of water and increase the intake of anti-oxidants
  • If you have difficulties in breathing, consult the doctor immediately
  • People can also buy an air purifier

Air pollution can cause various lung and heart diseases. Inhaling toxic air has lead to the death of lakhs of people in India. According to the data available in WHO, around 7 million people die every year due to the inhalation of toxic air. The common diseases due to air pollution are heart disease, stroke, lung cancer, respiratory infections, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases including pneumonia, as per the World Health Organisation.

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