Simple Easy Ways to Protect Kids From Pollution

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Pollution Kids




“Pollution” A Threat to the Children

If a person coughs or sneezes, their germs get into the air and are free to travel to the next person very easily. Can you imagine that air contains something like that in it? It would be quite difficult because, not only are the germs invisible, but they expand outwards as they enter the air.

‘Pollution’ is a word which is very common to everyone and has almost some knowledge about it and read it through from mass media and from other sources. Air Pollution is mainly the contamination of air which contains the pollutants, biological molecules like carbon monoxide, oxides of sulfur, oxides of nitrogen etc., CFCs, radioactive pollutants and much more harmful particulates.

Pollution Kids

This pollution mainly affects health conditions like lung cancer, asthma, heart disease and the most important point is this that these things are very harmful to the kids. With the increasing no. of pollution all over the city, it has become almost impossible to stay safe from its harmful effects.

Kids can easily get affected from the surrounding and can easily suffer the harmful diseases like a water-borne disease, air- borne disease, disease related to air pollution and other pollutions.
In a city like Jamshedpur, large areas of air polluted near the railway station. Pollution can increase your kid’s anger and decrease sleep hours time.

If a person travels from one place to another place in the same city seems like that person is returning from a coal mine. A big drawback is that the steel plants are located at the center of a city rather it should be on outskirts of the city.
Pollution is mainly not in the atmosphere or on land or in water; it’s also present in homes which should be maintained in a proper way to protect children completely and in a positive way. This should be followed to keep children safe from the dirty and unhealthy environment.

WAYS TO PROTECT KIDS FROM OUTDOOR POLLUTION:-

  • Should use glasses/sunglasses
  • Use handkerchiefs and glasses to protect their face and eyes.
  • Wear clean clothes.
  • Bathe them or rinse their mouth and change their clothes after returning back from school or anywhere.
  • Avoid playing in polluted areas with other local kids.
  • Kids should avoid playing in areas that are more exposed to smoke emissions.
  •  Avoid going in the densely populated area.
  • Avoid walking on busy roads.
  • They can use masks for protecting themselves from diseases.
  •  Make your kids practice breathing exercises.
  • Should have foods rich in antioxidants.
  •  Should plant a no. of plants and this should be taught to every kid as the plant will grow to trees and will help in all aspects.
  • Should plant a no. of plants and this should be taught to every kid as the plant will grow to trees and will help in all aspects.
  • Should plant a no. of plants and this should be taught to every kid as the plant will grow to trees and will help in all aspects.
  • Should avoid eating in streets as their utensils are not cleaned in a proper manner.
  • Should carry hand sanitizers as they may be used prior to eating.
  • Invest in an indoor air purifier.
  • Take your kids to greener areas for fresh air, preferably early in the morning.
  •  Avoid using pesticides or chemical fertilizers for plants.
  • Using a fan instead of air conditioners.
  • Avoidance of smoking in front of children

The above options are the ways to protect your kids from outdoor pollution but what about the pollution which is in home or we can say indoor pollution. Actually, indoor pollution is two – five times harmful than outdoor pollution since we can’t see them but they are everywhere around us. And children spend most of the time in their home.

Actually, indoor pollution is two – five times harmful than outdoor pollution since we can’t see them but they are everywhere around us. And children spend most of the time in their home.

Polluted air has adverse effects on children as their lungs and systems of elimination are still developing. When children’s body becomes overloaded with the pollutants, they cannot deal with more toxins or harmful things. They may begin to have adverse reactions to certain exposures such as new carpet, paint etc.

Even minor exposures result to harmful and can make a toxic overloaded child very ill. Indoor pollution can also cause dizziness, cough, sneeze, headaches and difficulty breathing. And the most important thing is kid’s bedroom where a kid sleeps. Sleeping is a time when the body starts to regenerate and the immune system attempts to get rid of the impurities present in the body.

WAYS TO PROTECT KIDS FROM INDOOR POLLUTION:-

  • Encase pillows, mattresses and box springs with non-toxic materials 100% organic cotton dust mite proof covers.
  • Reduce home humidity to under 50 percent
  • Fix plumbing, roof and other water leaks promptly, and safely remove all mold throughout the house to keep home free of mites.
  • Vacuum twice a week with a vacuum cleaner
  • Clean hard surfaces with a damp cloth and don’t use toxic cleaners in home
  • Keep allergy-causing pets out of the bedroom or wash pets every week to reduce exposure to danger or don’t bring pets to home
  • Wash bedding weekly in hot water.
  • Remove carpet, if possible, and use natural, non-toxic rugs that you can wash regularly and keep it clean.
  • Keep tobacco smoke out of the home and if possible avoid it.
  • Ventilate rooms thoroughly after bringing new furniture inside. Open windows daily to improve indoor air quality.
  • Common houseplants such as bamboo palms may help to purify the air and this should be used in every home.
  • Avoid stale foods; it may be able to cause food poisoning.These ways are helpful to protect kids from both pollutions and yes this is a serious issue as children are suffering from diseases and may some fall to death.These options may save a thousand children as they are the future generation.
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And apart all these the first and foremost thing every individual should teach their young ones to plant as many as plants possible to avoid such issues of pollution because plants play a very important and crucial role in controlling pollution.

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Simple Easy Ways to Protect Kids From Pollution
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