2020 Gardening Trends: Sustainability is The Key Smith, Greenstein Bill Banning Single-Use Plastics Passes Senate Air Quality Index: Dhaka ranks 2nd worst Why Is Air Pollution So Harmful? DNA May Hold the Answer আবার দূষণের শীর্ষে ঢাকার বায়ু Common Environmental Chemical Disrupts Meiosis to Cause Reproductive Toxicity Plastic packaging ban ‘could harm environment The Impact of Air Pollution on Mental Health HC to govt: Ban single use plastic products and enforce polythene ban Bangladesh High Court orders ban on single use plastic

The Impact of Air Pollution on Mental Health

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)

The World Health Organization estimates that air pollution causes roughly 3 million premature deaths every year (Vigo et al 2016). Air pollution is a generic term that includes a variety of  pollutants including gases, metallic and organic compounds, and particulate matter (PM). Most negative physical and mental health consequences of air pollution are caused by the effects of PM on the body and brain.

PM in the atmosphere is caused by both human activity and natural processes. Leading causes of PM include combustion of fossil fuels (e.g. from automobile exhaust), industrial processes, and large-scale agricultural operations. Natural sources of PM include windblown dust and wildfires. 

Read More:


Posted by on Jan 9 2020. Filed under News at Now, News Worldwide, No Toxic. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply


Which Country is most Beautifull?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...