High risk of heart failure due to polluted air and noise: Research

Risk of Heart fail by Air-Noise pollution : So far, many studies have been done in the world regarding the damage caused by noise and air pollution, in which the effect of both these pollutions on our health has been told. But do you know that living in the midst of polluted air and noise increases the risk of heart failure. According to the news published in Dainik Jagran, now a new study has found that if you live in polluted air and traffic noise for years, then the risk of heart failure increases. And if you smoke and are a victim of BP, then this risk becomes even more serious. The findings of this study were published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. published Has happened.

Yon Hee Lim, a professor in the Department of Public Health at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and the author of this research, says that based on this research findings, the risk of heart failure in people can be reduced. A strategy should be made regarding the factors(s) mentioned to be done, so that their effect can be reduced.

How was the study done?
This study has been done for Danish nurses for 15 to 20 years. For this, researchers collected data of more than 22 thousand nurses. The nurses involved in the study were asked questions about their body mass index, lifestyle, smoking, drinking, physical activity, diet, past health and work status in 1993 or 1999. . After that, information was collected about his health till 2014, in which more focus was given on the case of heart failure.

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Along with this, the annual average of particulate matter (PM) 2.5 and nitrogen dioxide was taken in this study to know the level of air pollution. This data was collected within a radius of 3 km of the residence of the study participants. Along with this, the noise intensity was also measured.

what came in the conclusion
The findings of this study found that an increase of 5.1 ug per cubic meter in fine particulate matter for 3 years led to a 17 percent increase in the incidence of heart failure. Whereas, with an increase of 8.6 ug per cubic meter in nitrogen dioxide, the incidence of heart failure increased by 10 percent.

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At the same time, when it comes to traffic noise, an increase of 9.3 decibels in it in 3 years increased the incidence of heart failure by 12 percent. Smokers in such a state of particulate matter had a 72 percent higher risk of heart failure.

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