Delhi pollution news is all over the place and not for any wrong reasons. How else would anyone react when the air quality index of city goes to 1000+ when the scale is set only till 500. The below chart shows the meaning of various slabs of air quality index.
According to experts, this level of pollution is equivalent to smoking multiple cigarettes in a day. We are not going to dwell into the reasons for the current situation but would help you take care of yourself and your family.
1. Get an air purifier
There are scores of good quality air purifiers available in the market and would help you make the air in your home and offices clean enough to breathe. Kids and elderly are more susceptible to the harmful effects of smog so in case you have your old parents or kids at home. Then you should definitely look at buying an air purifier as per your budget.
2. Stay Indoors
Don’t step out of your house if you absolutely don’t need to. Just stay indoors and have an air purifier running. You can watch your favorite movies and shows all day on Amazon Firestick which is available at Amazon. The device is pure magic and converts your Idiot box into a Smart TV. Go ahead and get your hands on some of the best video content available in India and watch it on the large screen of your TV.
3. Eat a lot of Jaggery
Jaggery is tasty but it also has a number of medicinal benefits. In fact, factory workers from industries with high PM pollution at the workplace eat jaggery on a daily basis to keep their lungs healthy.
4. Have some indoor plants
Plants are always good for pollution. There are a number of indoor plants which work better than air purifiers and it is an eco friendly way to get rid of pollution.
5. No more outdoor jogs
Morning jogging can be dangerous when it is smog outside. In fact, a number of medical experts warm against jogging outside when the air quality index is higher than 300. The half marathon in the city has also been cancelled due to the same reason. One needs to reserve minimum time for outdoor activities and you can in fact buy a treadmill to jog in a safe environment.
So what are the measures that you are taking to take care of pollution and lead a healthier life. Let us know in the comments. And don’t forget to share this information with your Delhi friends.