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    Air Pollution (Polluted Air)

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    This disorder is the consequence of the following process: Poison.

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    Cough
    • It can also cause other health problems including: Aggravated respiratory disease such as emphysema, bronchitis and asthma Lung damage, even after symptoms such as coughing or a sore throat disappear Wheezing, chest pain, dry throat, headache or nausea[sparetheair.com]
    • Exposure to damp and moldy environments may cause nasal stuffiness, throat irritation, coughing or wheezing, eye irritation, or skin irritation.[cdc.gov]
    • Though beneficial in the upper atmosphere, at the ground level this gas irritates the respiratory system, causing coughing, choking, and reduced lung capacity.[ucsusa.org]
    • Depending on the level of exposure and the type of pollutant inhaled, these effects can vary, ranging from simple symptoms like coughing and the irritation of the respiratory tract to acute conditions like asthma and chronic lung diseases.[environmentalpollutioncenters.org]
    • See your doctor if you have symptoms of chest tightness, burning eyes, or a cough.[familydoctor.org]
    Common Cold
    • Some of the side effects caused by indoor air pollution are little worse than those of the common cold, but long-term exposure can lead to a coma, lung cancer , and death.[home.howstuffworks.com]
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    Acute Bronchitis
    • […] obstructive lung disease Irregular heartbeat Nonfatal heart attacks Premature death in people with heart or lung disease, including death from lung cancer Short-term exposure to particulate pollution can: Aggravate lung disease causing asthma attacks and acute[sparetheair.com]
    • Effects on Workers As many as 70 percent of workers on CAFOs experience acute bronchitis, while 25 percent contract chronic bronchitis.[sustainabletable.org]

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    References

    • Acute effects of summer air pollution on respiratory symptom reporting in children. - J Schwartz, DW Dockery, LM Neas - American journal of , 1994 - Am Thoracic Soc
    • Air pollution and otitis media: a review of evidence from epidemiologic studies - J Heinrich, VS Raghuyamshi - Current allergy and asthma reports, 2004 - Springer
    • Clinical evaluation of the traditional chinese prescription Chi‐Ju‐Di‐Huang‐Wan for Dry Eye - YH Chang, HJ Lin, WC Li - Phytotherapy Research, 2005 - Wiley Online Library
    • An association between air pollution and mortality in six US cities - DW Dockery, CA Pope, X Xu - New England journal , 1993 - Mass Medical Soc
    • A dichotomy in bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome after lung transplantation revealed by azithromycin therapy - BM Vanaudenaerde, I Meyts, R Vos - European , 2008 - Eur Respiratory Soc
    • Acute respiratory effects of particulate air pollution - DW Dockery, CA Pope - Annual review of public health, 1994 - annualreviews.org
    • Acute effects of air pollution on pulmonary function, airway inflammation, and oxidative stress in asthmatic children - L Liu, R Poon, L Chen, AM Frescura - Environmental health , 2009 - ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
    • -term exposure to air pollutants in Swiss schoolchildren. SCARPOL Team. Swiss Study on Childhood Allergy and Respiratory Symptoms with Respect to Air Pollution, - C Braun-Fahrlaender, JC Vuille - American journal of , 1997 - Am Thoracic Soc
    • A community-based study of the epidemiology of asthma: incidence rates, 1964–1983 - JW Yunginger, CE Reed, EJ O'Connell - American Journal of , 1992 - Am Thoracic Soc
    • Air quality management: considerations for developing countries - L Wijetilleke, SAR Karunaratne, SK AR - 1995 - books.google.com
    • An analysis of the association between respiratory symptoms in subjects with asthma and daily air pollution in Spokane, Washington - TF Mar, TV Larson, RA Stier, C Claiborn - Inhalation , 2004 - informahealthcare.com

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