What is PM2 5 and why is it bad?
Due to its microscopic size, PM2. 5 is easily inhaled and has the potential to travel deep into our respiratory tracts. Once there, it can cause chronic irritation, trigger allergies and asthma, and increase our risk of developing serious infections and disease such as COPD.
What causes PM2 5 air pollution?
Emissions from combustion of gasoline, oil, diesel fuel or wood produce much of the PM2. 5 pollution found in outdoor air, as well as a significant proportion of PM10.
How can I reduce PM 2.5 at home?
- Stay indoors in an area with filtered air.
- Keep your activity levels low.
- If you cannot buy filters for your entire home, create a clean room for sleeping.
- Take additional steps to keep pollution in your home low.
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