Impact of climate changes on pollen and respiratory allergies


  • D. Chandrika Department of Otorhinolaryngology, SDM medical college, Dharwad, Karnataka, India
  • Anantharaju G. S. Department of General surgery, SDM medical college, Dharwad, Karnataka, India



Climate changes, Pollen allergy, Air pollution, Respiratory allergy


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.

Author Biography

D. Chandrika, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, SDM medical college, Dharwad, Karnataka, India

department of otorhinolaryngology

assistant professor


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