What are the Harms & Disadvantages of Air Pollution?

Air pollution has many disadvantages and can be harmful to the human body in multiple ways.

In the short term, air pollution can cause coughing, wheezing and cause lung pain. In the long term, air pollution has been shown to lead to heart disease, lung cancer and other respiratory illnesses.

More information:

How does air pollution affect young, healthy adults?

What health effects does air pollution have on infants and fertility?

Get Your Free Guide to Breathing Safe

Join the thousand keeping up on the latest research & knowledge on how to breathe safe. Sign up now and receive a free guide to breathing safe!

Was this article useful?01

Smart Air is a social enterprise that creates simple, no-nonsense air purifier and provides free education to protect people’s health from the effects of air pollution. We are proud to be the only certified B-Corp dedicated to fighting air pollution.