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With Air Pollution at All Time Highs, How To Protect Yourself?

We all are living in this polluted environment. We are aware about the current Delhi pollution.

Every time we breathe, we inhale this polluted air which leads to greater incidence of respiratory symptoms such as cough and suffocation, more frequent respiratory infections, of both upper and lower tracts.

Children breathe more air per pound of body weight, so they are more vulnerable to the adverse effects of air pollution. Long-term effects include slowing of the rate of growth of lungs and possibly reduced vital capacity when the kids grow into adults.

The higher the level of pollution, especially at sustained level, greater is the risk to vulnerable individuals. These usually include children, the elderly, and others who already have compromised immune systems.

In short, we all are at risk.

There are certain steps you can take to help reduce your risk of health problems, including respiratory ailments. Here are a few tips you can follow to detoxify your lungs, increase their capacity, and keep them healthy:

Staying away from pollution

  • Preventive measures should be your first consideration:
  • Limiting exposure to pollution is one of the best solutions to reduce or eliminate the chance of contracting respiratory infections.
  • Protect yourself by wearing a mask and make sure indoor areas are well-ventilated.
  • If you have asthma, use your preventer inhaler regularly.
  • Install a high quality air filter or air purifier system to trap the allergens and pollutants not just for yourself but also for your pets which one can find on the best pet air purifiers by Moonriverchattel.
  • Eat a healthy diet
  • Practise yoga
  • Avoid smoking, or not be around others who smoke.

Strengthening Immunity and Protecting Lungs naturally:

 The only solution seems to be is to protect your lungs and boost immunity to fight the toxins in the air. A great and safest way to do so is by herbal support, formulated by combining a variety of herbs, to strengthen the body’s immune system to tackle these respiratory problems.  In addition, as they are purely herbal and natural, they are safe for young children too.

Cough Syrup:

One of the most common problems with air pollution is a sore or inflamed throat and irritated airways leading to bouts of coughing. With cough syrup, you can get rid of your cough, soothe your throat and not worry about having to stifle a yawn the whole day. Commonly used herbs in cough syrup, such as Yastimadhu, Shunthi, Bibhitaki and Vasa, do have properties of an expectorant, antibacterial and antiinflammatory, thus giving relief in sore throat.

Immunity strengthening medicine:

Our immune system is our natural inbuilt defense against various disease-causing micro-organisms. However, various environmental factors tend to diminish our immunity. It is well-known that people with stronger immunity demonstrate prolonged resistance to the invading microbes while those with weaker immunity fall prey to the disease-spreading microbes.

The herbal formulation, a combination of immune boosting ingredients, like Guduchi, Haldi, Tulsi, acts as a personal bodyguard. It helps your body to hit the ground running while dealing with the microbes. Weak host immunity can be recharged and reactivated with these herbs.

Herbal Gargle:

Gargle containing a mix of herbs like Tulsi, Ginger, Pudina, Yashtimadhu and Bhibitaki put together is a great combination in healing the sore throat. These herbs used in gargle provide fast and complete relief from sore throat.

Charak Pharma Pvt Ltd offers brands like Extrammune Tablet and Extrammune Syrup, Kofol Syrup and Kofol Lozenges and Graggle Gargle which collectively offer complete relief from respiratory disorders arising from pollution.

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