What Contaminates The Indoor Air?
Emission From The Burning Of Inflammable Items
Smoking Or Consuming Tobacco-Containing Products
Odour And Fumes From Cleaning & Maintenance, Personal Care Products
Other Causes Of Indoor Air Pollution Are
● Outdoor pollution
● Power plants and other industries emitting smoke rich in carbon monoxide
● Exhaustion of vehicles
How Does Air Pollution Effect Senior Citizens?
So, what are some of these effects?
Weaker Immune System – Inability To Fight Common Diseases
Decreased Lung Capacity, Clogging Of Alveoli, And Breathing Trouble
Affected Heart Functionality Due To Increased Blood Impurity Levels
Vision Problems: Itchy Eyes, Redness, Water Welling-Up, Etc.
Other Possible Health Threats
● Senior citizens may experience lowered cognition skills as induced by air pollution
● Pollutant particles may reach the brain and the central nervous system (CNS) and may become a causative factor of stroke among the senior citizens
● Air pollution may give rise to sore throat,skin rash, etc. in senior citizens