Polluted air leads to blockage of the pulmonary vessels

Constant exposure of micro-particles in air pollution affects the respiratory function of the lungs and causes blockage of blood vessels, suitable to the respiratory system. This is evidenced by the study, researchers from the University hospital of Brussels.

A particular danger of ozone and nitrogen oxides that are emitted by plants. Excess concentrations of these compounds affects the right ventricle of the heart muscle. Other substances can be a factor that triggers the narrowing of blood vessels or the development of sleep apnea, writes Prothom Alo.

The danger is the following. The effects of pollutants are available. The most intensive contact with toxic particles in the air occurs during physical activity and periods of rapid breathing. That is why experts do not recommend to do sports in the city centre, and out in the woods or even Park.

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