Hint: As we know pollution refers to the substances or particles which are accumulated in environments due to various human activities and can cause serious health hazards. Not only humans or organisms but also it is harmful for the environment too. So, disease aggravating by pollution, yes, it is obvious. There are different types of pollution like air pollution, water pollution, soil pollution. Each category describes the serious issues rising above these days, all created by human beings.
Let’s discuss about the pollution one by one-
Air pollution- air pollution is caused by factors like factories which run on a daily basis and exhale various harmful chemicals into the environment. This gets mixed up with the free-floating oxygen which we inhale. Smokes coming from burning of woods, trees and vehicles fuel burning.
Diseases caused by air pollution are- stroke, chronic pulmonary disease, lung cancer, acute lower respiratory infections in children. Bronchitis, cough, inflammation in lungs due to longing diseases.
The major cause of disease from contaminated drinking water is water pollution-water-borne pathogens like disease-causing bacteria and viruses from human and animal waste. Cholera, giardia, typhoid, dysentery, amoebiasis are diseases that are spread by unsafe water. As a result of human activities, almost every type of freshwater available has been polluted rampantly. Malaria is also a water borne disease as mosquitoes stay in stagnant water and lay eggs and these increase their growth and population.
Soil pollution- soil contamination or soil pollution as part of land derition is caused by the presence of xenobiotics chemicals or other alteration in the natural soil environment. It is typically caused by industrial wastes, agricultural chemicals etc. bad effects on soil are- soil erosion which wash away all the necessary chemicals required for the plant growth, deforestation is another major factor for soil pollution, losing of animal habitat from forests and building houses, urbanization, buildings, infrastructures also lead to soil pollution. such factors crazily drive the rate of environmental problems.
Diseases caused by soil pollution are- headaches, chest pain, skin irritation like cancer. As exposure to soil or eating cultivated crops from damaged soil can lead to such diseases.
Diseases are highly increasing these days prior to whatever sources they arise from. Every source is itself dangerous, harmful and very hazardous to human beings. It is also affecting the animal population. It should be kept under control; necessary steps should be taken for saving up the enhancement of diseases. Awareness should be spread; organizations should act and make strict rules to abide this problem. Together we have to work on this problem in order to tackle it.