“Gurugram against Pollution” Campaign

Doctor community under the leadership of Dr Himanshu Garg, Lung Specialist, Gurugram came out today to launch “Gurgaon against Pollution” campaign.He spoke to the general public and made them aware of the damage pollution is doing to the lungs.He added an “Affected Lung is an irreparable loss”.He urged the government and civic authorities to take steps to curb the pollution menace especially the construction waste.The launch was well attended and supported by #Citizensforcleanair and various #RWA’s of gurugram.

How to balance your Life and Work being a COPD Patient?

The adverse effects of pollution are visible in the form of increased health and breathing complications such as Asthma and COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. In fact, if you’ve recently developed COPD and are finding it difficult to handle your disease as well as work life together, then check out some of the tips for better managing your work life, despite being a COPD patient.

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Can Yoga Help in Sleeping Better?

According to a National Sleep Foundation research, adults between eighteen to sixty four years of age must get at least 7-9 hours of sleep. However, given our fast paced lives and the amount of stress we experience on an everyday basis, managing good and consistent sleep seems way too difficult. Hence, if you’re searching for a quick and effective way for enjoining sound sleep then try yoga.  Here, discover how yoga can help you sleep better.

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Top 10 Facts about Passive Smoking

Passive smoke or more specifically, secondhand smoke carries approximately or more than 7,000 chemicals, including toxic and carcinogenic, as the report of U.S. National Library of Medicine stated. The other chemicals include carbon monoxide, arsenic, hydrogen cyanide, and polonium – 120, which are enough to leave lifelong impact in your health.

Apart from the smoke issued from burning cigarettes, the dangerous pollutants are as responsible as the passive smoking for rapid health deterioration. These days “Air pollution” has also added a lot to the passive smoking issue as even inhaling pollutants is like passive smoking and is equally dangerous.

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The Effects of Air Pollution on Individuals Suffering from COPD

Air pollution can be a menace for people suffering from asthma as well as COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. According to a report, household and outdoor air pollution has led to the death of around 7 million people around the globe. Researchers have also found that solid fuels combustion is one of the primary sources of air pollution in developing nations. Hence, to minimize the harmful effects of air pollutants people suffering from COPD should develop sufficient understanding about the quality of air and must also adopt additional measures such as wear masks and minimize their outdoor time.

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My Life as an Asthma Mom

Asthma is a serious health issue, which can get worse if you don’t know how to tackle it. In fact, things can get really difficult when you’re an asthma mom. This is because on one hand you need to deal with breathlessness during an asthmatic attack and on the other you need to manage your kids, home and other important daily chores. Remember, even a minor negligence on your behalf can result in a severe asthmatic attack, which can further throw your life, kids and home out of gear. Besides, being an asthmatic patient, you would never want your asthma problem to impact the life and health of your children. If you’re a mom suffering from asthmatic problem then it’s extremely important for you to take care of your as well as your kid’s health and fitness, especially if you don’t want them to inherit the same problem as you. Continue reading My Life as an Asthma Mom

How Snoring Can Affect Your Married Life?

Sleeping next to a partner who snores heavily can be extremely annoying and frustrating. According to experts, snoring is more common in men as compared to women but there are many women who snore too. However, in either case snoring can create havoc in your life and ruin relationships forever. Studies have shown that snoring affects sexual life and partners often don’t want to sleep next to each other. In fact, there have been several cases of wives who chose to sleep on a different bed or in the next room, as they found it difficult to sleep next to their snoring spouse. Continue reading How Snoring Can Affect Your Married Life?

Tips for Keeping the Indoor Air Clean and Pollution Free

According to the Environment protection experts, indoor air is way more polluted when compared to the air that we breathe outside. This may further impact our overall physical and mental health. A good number of respiratory disorder specialists are of the opinion that indoor spaces such as offices and homes allow harmful toxins and pollutants to gather as well as concentrate in one place, which can further affect the health of children and other members in the family. Thus, it is vital for homeowners to keep their indoors pollution free. Read on to find some useful tips for keeping indoors fresh and free of pollutants. Continue reading Tips for Keeping the Indoor Air Clean and Pollution Free