Check your pollution immunity: labs across Delhi-NCR launch anti-pollution test packages

By: |
November 6, 2019 6:32 PM

Lab chains have an offer - pollution test packages - that help analyse if your body is ready for fight against pollution.

 

pollution immunity,World Health Organization,serious health hazard,Delhi-NCR,pollution test packages,SRL Diagnostics,Delhi CM Arvind KejriwalA new market has opened for a wide range of products that can help citizens battle the health crisis.

Air pollution has become a serious health hazard in the Delhi-NCR region. Delhi’s Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal declared a health emergency in the capital. He also compared the city to a “gas chamber”. A new market has opened for a wide range of products that can help citizens battle the health crisis. World Health Organization (WHO) has said that pollutants in the air can cause heart diseases, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and acute lower respiratory infections in children.

Also Read | Health minister Vardhan tweets advice on Delhi air pollution: Eat carrots, food items rich in antioxidants

Lab chains have an offer – pollution test packages – that help analyse if your body is ready for a fight against pollution. SRL diagnostics are offering four packages starting from Rs 1,699. The test allows you to get an idea of the proper functioning of your organs. It is mainly for those who have allergies, low immunity and are susceptible to respiratory diseases.

Talking to IE, SRL Diagnostics CEO Arindam Halder said that due to the low air quality in Delhi people are facing a severe risk of health. It is critical to get tested to ensure your organs are prepared to fight pollution at its peak, he said.

In Gurgaon, a wellness clinic has hyperbaric oxygen therapy to offer. During the therapy, people breathe pure oxygen in pressurised rooms. It allows oxygen to diffuse in the blood effectively. Thus, repairing tissue and restoring normal functions of the body. According to media reports, Dr Alok Chopra, medical director, Daivam Wellness claimed that oxygen-rich blood triggers stem cells that stimulate and sustain healing. The blood helps fight infections as well. The number of people opting for it are increasing by the day.

Get live Stock Prices from BSE, NSE, US Market and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know market’s Top Gainers, Top Losers & Best Equity Funds. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Financial Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest Biz news and updates.

Next Stories
1India fights Covid! Building immunity, diet, a shift in behaviour are key, reveals VLCC survey
2China gave COVID-19 vaccine candidate to North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, says US analyst
3COVID-19 drives 40% spike in number of people needing humanitarian aid, says UN