Bonfire night asthma WARNING: UK Charity alerts public to 'potentially fatal' attacks

Bonfire night asthma WARNING: UK Charity alerts public to 'potentially fatal' attacks
 

Fireworks' fumes linger in air Could instigate asthma symptoms Cold weather could make symptoms worse Bad air quality makes symptoms worse in two-thirds of asthmatics Smoke fumes from fireworks and burning wood from bonfires can linger in the air, according to the charity. It creates air pollution in the immediate area, and could instigate asthma attacks.
Two-thirds of asthma patients said bad air quality made their symptoms worse - the equivalent to about 3.5 million people in the UK.
Coupled with cold weather, the charity warned bonfire night could create a “deadly” combination for asthma... read more

 
6 November 2017 in Health, Views: 37
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