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Air pollution impacts us all Posted on 28 Apr 2022

Air pollution impacts us all. It can move from your lungs into your bloodstream and reach many organs in the body.

If you suffer from long term lung disease including asthma or COPD, heart and circulatory disease, diabetes, dementia or are pregnant, you may be more vulnerable to the impacts of air pollution.

Find health expert approved guidance with simple steps that you can take to tackle air pollution and protect your health at cleanairhub.org.uk

How air pollution impacts the body

It can move from your lungs into your bloodstream and reach many organs in the body.

  • Lung diseases
  • Asthma
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung development
  • Pneumonia
  • Insulin resistance & diabetes
  • Bone metabolism
  • Blood clots
  • Stroke
  • Brain development
  • Mental health
  • Dementia
  • Skin ageing
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Premature birth
  • Low birthweight
  • Decreased sperm quality
  • Illness during pregnancy 

Find expert guidance with simple steps you can take to tackle air pollution and protect your health at: cleanairhub.org.uk

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