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10 Unexpected ways Climate change is destroying your Health

For some time, it should have come to our notice how global warming has affected everyone in a dangerous way. It has even gotten to the extent of polluting the air and waters, which threatens human health.

Assessment have been made by the World Health Organization, and according to the report, climate change is expected to cause approximately 250,000 additional deaths per year between 2030 and 2050. 

According to reports, health insurance companies have started to designate resources to put an hedge on global warming. "We know that there are certain things climate change-related that ultimately can impact someone's health," Kyle Cahill, the director of sustainability and environmental health at Blue Cross Blue Shield, told Yale researchers. "Ultimately we know [measures that curb climate change] will benefit all of us in the health care system broadly because people will become healthier."

The more we learn about the connection between the health of the earth and our bodies, the more we realize they're the same. Here's what the research says concerning the unexpected dangers of climate change; maybe they can motivate us to start living a little bit greener each day.

1. Climate change troubles our food supply.

Starting by the rising temperatures, droughts, floods, heat associated with climate change, it makes it more difficult to grow some important needful like corn and others. They can also increase contamination and food spoilage.

2. Temperature reaches the highest aggravate chronic conditions.

High temperatures raise the level of ozone pollution in the air that exacerbates respiratory disease. Longtime exposure to high temperatures is also associated with increased risk of hospitalization for cardiovascular-, kidney-, and diabetes-related conditions.

3. Climate change affects our mental health.

Even if you're not directly affected by climate change, it probably still bums you out. That's why some people who study climate change for a living report significant depression about their job and why "climate anxiety programs" are now a thing to sleep over with.

4. Air pollution increases asthma symptoms.

One study on young campers with moderate to severe asthma found that they were 40 percent more likely to have acute asthma episodes on high pollution days than on days with average pollution levels.

5. Poor air quality threatens outdoor exercise routines.

The CDC now recommends that people limit their outdoor exercise during high-pollution days.

6. More CO2 means less protein.

CO2 levels have actually increase the concentrations of carbohydrates and reduce the concentrations of protein and essential minerals in plants. And we all know that a low-protein, high-carb diet is not too good.

7. Pollutants are dangerous during pregnancy.

 According to reports, babies who are exposed to air pollutants from fossil fuels in the womb are more likely to develop anxiety or depression later in life.

8. Extreme heat is linked to violent crime.

Studies show that aggression, violence, and crimes are more in hot regions. The simple explanation for this is the General Aggression Model, which suggests that being hot is uncomfortable and irritating, and irritated people are more likely to act violently or aggressively toward others. Another suggests that people who live in continuous warm temperatures are not as inclined to plan for seasonal change and thus less likely to act with regard to the future, which results in a lack of self-control.

9. Climate change fast-tracks water-related illnesses.

In developing countries, more varied rainfall patterns can threaten fresh water supply and increase the risk of diarrheal diseases, which already kill approximately 760,000 children under the age of 5 every year. In more developed countries, industrial chemicals in water supplies can contaminate shellfish supplies.

10. Extreme weather events are super dangerous.

Thanks in large part to climate change, the number of reported weather-related natural disasters has more than tripled since the 1960s. Every year, these disasters result in over 60,000 deaths.

This article have been written to create awareness and be educated on issues that concerns climates change. Together we can fight it by looking into the natural green life.

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