Respiratory disorders on rise in Delhi NCR due to toxic air
| Sunday | 22nd November, 2020
Air pollution is an important cause of worsening of respiratory disorders including sinusitis allergic rhinitis bronchitis and respiratory difficulty in those patients who do not smoke or have pre-asthmatic conditions.
According to experts air pollution also plays a significant role in making Covid infections worse.
Air pollution can also affect existing lung and heart conditions" he added.
He has observed a 25 per cent increase in patients with respiratory disorders in the OPD in past weeks.
Peaks in air pollution often irritate the upper and lower respiratory system making it harder to breathe besides aggravating symptoms of asthma and COPD.