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Air Pollution = More Bone Loss & Bone Fracture Risk, Two Independent Studies Find

December 4th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

As one breathes in the pure air, the lungs and the immune system refresh, invigorate, and oxygenate our blood. As we breathe in dirty particulates, toxins, and fumes, the organs of our body have too much to deal with and are overwhelmed. The dense gray matter does not merely go away inside. What happens to it? Conditions such as premature death and cancer may occur. The human body's major organs all work together in a healthy constitution. Once the lungs are polluted, the overload of toxicity can profoundly affect every organ of the body. The impact of air pollution on bone loss, bone fracture, and osteoporosis is another concern to understand (and respond to with clean air initiatives)



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