CAN AIR POLLUTION CAUSE IRREGULAR HEARTBEATS?
The Daily Guardian|January 18, 2022
Depleting air quality is a significant threat to our body, it may cause severe and potentially fatal symptoms and complications.
DR TAPAN GHOSE

Air pollution can cause harm to the cardiovascular and respiratory systems due to its effect on inflammation in the heart and throughout the body. For people with existing heart problems, exposure to high levels of air pollution can trigger irregular heartbeats that may lead to cardiac disease like irregular heartbeats, heart attacks, strokes, and heart failures. Incidences of heart diseases like arrhythmia are increasing among the general population across younger age groups. Also, for people with a medical condition called heart failure, air pollution can further reduce the ability of the heart to pump blood the way it should.

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UNDERSTANDING HEART RHYTHM DISORDERS

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