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Does Pollution Worsen Rheumatic Diseases?

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A new study calms that air pollution could trigger inflammation of airways in kids who suffer from rheumatic conditions. Exposure to air pollution may simply worsen the condition.

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Lupus is a condition which may damage various parts of the body. It could affect joints, skin and gradually may affect other organs like brain, heart, lungs and kidneys too.

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Generally, patients suffering from this condition could develop rashes, swollen joints and even fever. This study claims that there is a link between pollution and worsening of lupus.

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Air pollution could not just increase the risk of lung diseases, but it could also be a factor that could worsen lupus in kids.

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Today, the pollution levels in all cities are increasing drastically and this could affect the health of both children and adults.

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At least during childhood, if children are brought up in greener areas, the risk of suffering several pollution related disorders would drastically decrease.

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In fact, in today's busy world, nobody seems to be bothered much about protection against pollution due to the rat race that keeps everyone busy.

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Story first published: Saturday, June 11, 2016, 12:23 [IST]
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