Monday, May 31, 2010

How protect the Lungs?

The lungs are one of the most important parts of his body, which helps you breathe. We breathe oxygen consumption and carbon dioxide. The quality of the air intake to health good or bad for the lungs. There are many types of lung diseases such as asthma, bronchitis, allergies, sarcoidosis, lung cancer, interstitial lung disease, sleep apnea, tuberculosis, etc. There are various causes for these diseases, but here are important points that can be used as protection of the lung disease.

1st If you do not smoke not to start!

2nd If you or use tobacco smoke to quit. Smoking is the most important thing you can do to keep your lungs healthy and prevent disease. Smoking in the lung and increases the risk for a variety of diseases, including lung cancer. It's never too late to quit smoking.

3rd Teach your children the dangers of smoking and a role model by not smoking or quit now.

4th Avoid secondhand smoke. Breathing smoke cigarettes and pipes increases the risk of these diseases, people who smoke to affect. No smoking allowed in your house, car or workplace.

5th many lung diseases are very contagious, so make sure that we have to wash their hands and coughing and sneezing, as it can cause viral infections such as coughs, colds and flu. Wash your hands can cause your hands properly as a large number of germs and increase the chance of ill.

6th All efforts to control pollution of the air from the outside and keep the air we breathe clean.

7th Learn indoor air pollution and what you can do to reduce their risk. For example, turn off the fan while cooking and avoid aerosol products (eg spray paint).

8th Regular exercise is good for your body and especially the lungs. Practice makes lungs stronger and better.

9th Pay attention to your health. Inhalation of fumes from chemicals, solvents and paints. Use a mask when working with chemicals and report unsafe working conditions.

10th At work or at home, stay away from asbestos. Protective clothing, including a mask when working with asbestos.

11th Check if there is a high level of radon in your home or workplace. People working in mines, are also exposed to radon. The kits can DIY stores that help the amount of radon are found in the home.

12th Make a healthy diet. Use lots of fruits and vegetables in your diet.

13th The way the Indian yoga, pranayama (breathing exercises) is also very useful to protect your lungs.


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