Wildfires – air pollution and its impact

Wildfires-air-pollution-impact

While the firefighters are putting down the flames of wildfires, the smoke can make serious damage to our health. Exposure to smoke can cause lung irritation, increase the possibility of an asthma attack and even premature death.

What is the biggest health concern with the wildfires right now? People who have pre-existing respiratory conditions such as asthma or COPD, the smoke is very irritating for those people and they might have more exacerbations of their conditions and especially more severe exacerbations of their conditions.

Exposure to smoke can cause lung irritation, increase the possibility of an asthma attack and even premature death.

Watch the video and see how to protect from the smoke in the air caused by wildfires.