Summer can bring more than just sunshine and swimming opportunities. In many urban areas, summer is the time of year when smog is at its worst. Smog is a form of air pollution that’s particularly hazardous on hot days.
Air pollution and smog in Lahore is going out of control every day. The presence of Nitrogen Oxides, Sulphur Dioxide, carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, and ground-level ozone make a lethal mix that can cause serious health issues. It is the children and the elderly person who gets majorly affected by Lahore’s air pollution. The reason is children’s lungs are not fully developed and they breathe in more air per kilo of their body weight. As a result, more harmful particles enter their body making them vulnerable to breathing problems and asthma. On the other hand, elder persons have weaker immune systems and this can simply make the body physically weak to combat harmful air pollution thereby affecting both the heart and the lungs. Read the blog to know how to protect your children from the air pollution and smog in Lahore.