dr. Mukesh Tiwari, ENT doctor from East Delhi told us that the number of patients with respiratory problems is constantly increasing and has been increasing over the past year.
dr. Tiwari said that every other person sitting in the waiting room of his clinic is a victim of pollution problems. They suggest their patients to leave Delhi. Although Dr. Tiwari himself also believes that implementing this suggestion is not that easy. According to him, by covering the mouth while traveling, diseases can be prevented to a large extent. But it is the only way of protection.
By the way, through pollution masks you can also protect yourself from toxic winds. Be it Google’s pollution mask or there are many other mask options available on the online platform. The cheapest and most expensive masks are available here such as 50 masks for Rs 250 or a mask for Rs 300.
“You don’t have to buy expensive masks,” says Dr. Tiwari for. Buy a mask with a carbon filter.
Consider buying an air purifier
We and you often wear masks during the trip to prevent pollution, but do not do this at home. And it is not even possible to wear a mask for 24 hours. But the reality is also that there is no difference between the air in the house and the air outside. According to the World Health Organization, indoor air pollution has become a concern due to drying trees, grime from cleaning supplies and gas from air conditioners and refrigerators. In such a situation, buying a home air purifier can be a good suggestion.
Air purifiers work very much like water purifiers. They are equipped with fans, through which they draw in air and clean it and recirculate it in the room. Between inhaling and releasing air, air purifiers remove harmful dust and particulate matter from the air through multiple filters. Expensive air purifiers have HEPA filters that also work to remove bacteria and viruses from the air.
Affordable air purifiers from brands like Kent and Bionaire cost between Rs 3,000 and Rs 5,000. These air purifiers do not contain HEPA, but similar filters are used, let us tell you that the standard of HEPA is set by the US government.
You can buy Philips 30 Watt Air Purifier online for just Rs.14,000. Similar offers can also be found with other brands. Speaking of expensive air purifiers, the Blue Air brand product will cost you Rs 50,000 and it can purify the room air with an area of 240 square meters.
The air purifier called Breathe Fresh from the Eureka Forbes brand, famous for the Aquaguard water purifier product, is available in the online market and costs just Rs 15,000. You can also mount this 45-watt air purifier on the wall of your house and it also has a HEPA filter. You can buy Sharp branded air purifiers in stores for up to Rs. 17,000.
There are a few things to keep in mind when buying an air purifier. Do the air purifiers have HEPA filters or not and what is the size of your room. If your room is small, there is no need to buy a very powerful air purifier as it will increase your electric bill. Apart from this, how many filters are in the air purifier, the more the better. Ultimately, the most important thing is what it will cost to replace the filter. Because it’s also about your budget.
What else can you do?
In a way, air purifiers are a bit expensive. Even if you buy, it only works in one room. The Aeroguard brand also agrees with us and a company spokesperson told us that there is a light bulb on the market that can purify the air in your room.
The price of this product called Clean Air Glo is Rs 1,400. This 5 watt LED lamp can purify the air of a room 3 meters long and 3 meters wide. This claim has been made by the company Eureka Forbes.
The company spokesperson talked about the working style of this lamp. He said, “Negative ions are released into the air. These ions go into the air and give a negative charge to the dust particle. And these negatively charged dust particles are drawn to the positively charged wall or TV screen. Let’s tell you that this is not new technology, decades ago this technology was used in hospitals.
However, this technique also has some drawbacks. Where the dirt from the air purifier comes out of the air and ends up in the filter of the device, with the ion purifier the dust stays in the room itself. And it’s also not as effective as an air purifier because it doesn’t have fans to change the air. However, a spokesperson for Eureka Forbes says that despite its shortcomings, the product is very effective.