Impact of air pollution on psychological health

The air pollution in atmosphere effects on human respiratory system. But researchers also believe that the toxic air might also cause diabetes, obesity. Scientists experimenting to know the connection between toxic air and the psychological distress.

Researchers from University of Washington added that toxic air generated by pollution also linked to psychological distress. The particles in air play major role on mental health.

“This is really setting out a new trajectory around the health effects of air pollution,” said Anjum Hajat, an assistant professor of epidemiology in the UW School of Public Health. “The effects of air pollution on cardiovascular health and lung diseases like asthma well established. But this area of brain health is a newer area of research.”


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