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Diseases caused by pollution


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Diseases caused by pollution

  2. 2. Types of Pollution Water Air Pollution pollution Land Radioactive Pollution Pollution Noise Pollution
  3. 3. Air Pollution
  4. 4. Air PollutionEffects and Diseases Reduced energy level Irritation of eyes, nose, mouth and throat Headaches and dizziness Respiratory symptoms such as coughing and wheezing
  5. 5. Air Pollution Respiratory and lung diseases including o Asthma attacks o Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease –COPD o Reduced lung function o Pulmonary cancer – caused by a series of carcinogen chemicals that through inhalation o Mesothelioma – a particular type of lung cancer, usually associated with exposure to asbestos (it usually occurs 20-30 years after the initial exposure) o Pneumonia o Bronchitis o Emphysema
  6. 6. Air PollutionLung Cancer
  7. 7. Air PollutionSilicosis
  8. 8. Air PollutionCOPD - diseases of thelungs in which theairways becomenarrowed
  9. 9. Air PollutionEffects and Disease Disruption of endocrine, reproductive and immune systems Neurobehavioral disorders Cardiovascular problems Cancer Premature death
  10. 10. Water Pollution
  11. 11. Water PollutionDiseases and Effects Caused by polluted beach  Infectious diseases caused water by pathogens o Gastroenteritis o Typhoid o Dhiarrhea – 3 million death o Giardiasis o Encephalitis o Amoebiasis o Stomach cramps and aches o Vomiting o Ascariasis o Hepatitis o Hookworm o Respiratory infections
  12. 12. Water PollutionDiseases and Effects  Liver damage and even cancer  Kidney damage  Neurological problems  Reproductive and endocrine damage  Thyroid system disorders  Minamata Disease  Caused by bathing into contaminated water o Rashes, Red eyes and Ear aches
  13. 13. Soil Pollution
  14. 14. Soil PollutionDiseases and Effects Cancer Brain and Nerve damage Kidney and Liver Disease Malaria Viruses o Ebola virus in the Congo o Nipah virus in Malaysia o Hantavirus and West Nile virus in the United States
  15. 15. Radioactive Pollution
  16. 16. Radioactive Pollution
  17. 17. Radioactive PollutionDiseases and Effects damage proteins, membranes, and nucleic acids Damage DNA Tumours Leakaemania blood in cough Ulcer Swelling of bone joints Cancer, Lung Cancer, Skin Cancer, Bone Cancer Eye Problems
  18. 18. Noise Pollution
  19. 19. Noise PollutionDiseases and Effects Blood Pressure Temporary or permanent deafness Hear disease disturbed sleep, tinnitus, and severe irritation increase of the stress hormones like adrenaline, noradrenalin, and cortisol in the body
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