DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-5929.ijohns20164802

Impact of climate changes on pollen and respiratory allergies

D. Chandrika, Anantharaju G. S.

Abstract


Climate change has become a global health hazard. Increasing temperature of earth and increased extreme weather events like heat waves, floods, droughts and hurricanes are increasing incidence of respiratory diseases. Hence, this study was conducted with the objective to increase awareness of pollen allergies- adapting to a changing climate and to address treatment and quality of life issues related to the care of patients with pollen allergies.


Keywords


Climate changes, Pollen allergy, Air pollution, Respiratory allergy

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