delhi pollution: 15 ways to combat delhi's noxious pollution | delhi news - times of india - indoor air cleaner
New Delhi: delhiite has been inhaling large amounts of particulate matter for the past three days (PM)-both 2.
5 microns and 10 microns-
It consists of dust, dirt, smoke, chemicals, etc.
A deadly combination of blood flow through the lungs and causing cancer.
Around 09:30 this morning, pm2. 5 levels across the capital exceeded 1,000, reaching 1,519 in Punjab Bagi.
The prescribed safety level is 100. And PM2.
Five levels in the capital are above 500, up to 876 in RK Puram.
Safety level is 60.
S. Environmental Protection Agency said: "particles with a diameter of less than 10 microns constitute the biggest problem because they can go deep into your lungs and some may even enter your blood (EPA).
The various diseases caused by PMs are mental diseases. boggling.
"Exposure to this particle can affect your lungs and heart.
Many scientific studies linked particle contamination to various problems, including premature death in patients with heart or lung disease, non-fatal heart attacks, irregular heartbeat, increased asthma, decreased lung function, and increased respiratory symptoms, such as Airway Stimulation ,(and)
"Cough or difficulty breathing," the EPA website said.
Not everyone can sit at home and sit next to an air purifier for up to 5,000 rupees.
What can people living in Delhi do to protect themselves?
Here are some small ways to reduce exposure to these harmful PMs in the capital.
Download the air quality app on your phone and try and plan your activities as much as possible to minimize exposure.
The temperature may drop, but you 'd better use the air conditioner if you have one.
Make sure your AC filter is clean.
Buy air purifiers if you can afford them, make sure they have efficient air filters.
Only those that can remove PM 2.
Five particles from the atmosphere. Buy face masks.
Make sure it is rated N95 or n99.
The N95 shield should filter out very small particles of 95%.
The N99 should ideally filter out this particle of 99%.
Try to avoid heavy tired activities.
Don't accept your morning Constitution until the sun comes out --
There was a lot of particulate matter before sunrise.
If you are a sports enthusiast, you 'd better go to the gym instead of jogging or cycling.
Avoid being close to busy roads and construction sites.
Avoid car rickshaws.
The bus is better;
Is covered and closed most of the time.
If you are traveling by car, please turn on the air conditioner.
Avoid going out at night, because the lower the temperature, the more serious.
Don't burn garbage. Grow fresh air. Yes.
How did you do it?
Add green to your home.
In a TED presentation, Delhi researcher Kamal meatle "shows how the arrangement of three common indoor plants used in a particular location in a home or office building can produce cleaner indoor air
"Drink plenty of water.
Some people, it will keep your air open.
Take vitamin C tablets, drink ginger and toast tea, and eat foods rich in antioxidants.
These help to some extent enhance immunity and help to eliminate the adverse effects of contaminants.
Car pool, reduce pollution as much as you can.
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