Tips To Fight Against Air Pollution

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Published
Nov 09, 2021

Air pollution can lead to various health problems

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 Here are a few tips that can help you fight against air pollution 

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 It is recommended that senior citizens and children to stay indoor as they are more sensitive to the poor air quality 

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Avoid going out during hours when pollution is at its peak

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Make sure to do deep breathing exercises that can help one keep away the toxic effects of air pollutants

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 Indoor yoga exercises also work effectively in keeping toxic air pollutants away from entering the body

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Wear full-sleeved clothes and an N95 or N99 mask when you step out 

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 Include foods rich in vitamin C and omega-3 fatty acids to your diet as they help boost immunity

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Drink plenty of fluids such as warm water with honey and tulsi leaves in the morning. This will keep you hydrated and lower the effect of air pollution on you

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Eucalyptus oil acts as a natural purifier for the lungs. Add a few drops of it to hot water and inhale the steam

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 Maintain personal hygiene when you come home from work or from a public place. A hot shower works effectively in removing pollutants from your body

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Place indoor plants like money plant, areca palm and ficus which can help purify the air indoors

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