Sunday, 13 December 2015

Doctors Call 3 Most Important Sources of Air Pollution in Jakarta

Doctors Call 3 Most Important Sources of Air Pollution in Jakarta Air pollution has become commonplace and quite alarming in major cities, including Jakarta. Contributing 70 percent of the pollutants in Jakarta motor vehicles totaling millions of units. \”Hence held Car Free Day (CFD) for reducing gas emissions in Jakarta,\” said Prof Dr Faisal Yunus, PhD, SpP (K), Head of the Department of Respiratory Medicine Pulmologi and Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia, to detikHealth, Sunday (13/12 / 2015). In addition to motor vehicles, Prof Yunus also said that smoke from factories and pollution such as smoking rooms are also a major source of pollution in Jakarta. Therefore, you are advised

to keep the lungs that are not exposed to dirty air that can interfere with your health. \”If you are too often exposed to air pollution, then you will have a productive cough or shortness of breath. But if it is too severe, you may have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD),\” he said, when met on the sidelines of the examination of spirometry by RS Lung Friendship in the CFD arena. In addition, based on a survey conducted by Dr. Ari Fahrial, MMB, SpPD-KGEH, from Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital (RSCM), it is known that various types of smoke pollution that causes

the most pain complaints throat (81 percent), cough (72 percent ), and eye irritation (69.4 percent). Other complaints such as runny nose, shortness of breath, headaches, and skin irritation experienced by more than 50 percent of respondents. According to Dr. Ari, a variety of complaints this can happen because the content of the smoke. Smoke pollution vehicles for example because it contains CO gas so it can reduce the intake of oxygen and trigger dizziness, forest fire smoke that many of his smooth solid particles trigger a cough for blocking the airway, and so did the smoke.

Doctors Call 3 Most Important Sources of Air Pollution in Jakarta

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