- Created by: Heidiaris12
- Created on: 02-01-18 19:53
Exposure to pollution
Pollutant - a substance that contaminates something such as air or water and may make it unsafe.
Respiratory disorders - conditions affecting the upper respiratory tract, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, pleura and pleural cavity.
Cardiovascular problems - any disorder or disease of the heart or blood vessels.
Pollutants in the environment include:
Exposure to pollution (2)
Air and water pollution can influence development and be a major source of ill health.
Household pollutants include mound and cleaning products that emit poisonous gases.
Respiratory disorders affect the nerves and muscles for breathing
Respiratory disorders range from: a runny nose or sore throats , bacterial pneumonia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer.
Cardiovascular problems can be caused by smoking,
Exposure to pollution whilst pregnant may be linked to the baby having a congenital defect.
Allergies are caused by dust and pollution.
3 people a day die from asthma.