Doc Talk #62 – Air Quality

 

 

In this show we talked about air quality. This is particularly important if you have asthma, COPD or respiratory disease, but actually there is a significant link between air quality and heart disease/strokes.

Whenever I go back to the London in the UK, you look at what you are coughing up and there are little black particles… that’s why they say ‘Breathe Alberta!’

We talked about factors affecting air quality including particulates, sulfur dioxide, ozone and nitrogen dioxide.

You can click here to check the Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) in your community

If you are asthmatic, listen above to hear even how your gas stove could even be affecting your health!