A new study from the Fudan University of China shows that air pollution found in industrialized cities can cause hormones to spike. Now why is this so important? Well this can cause development of diseases like stroke, diabetes and heart disease which could shorten your lifespan. Mabye living in the country does not sound so bad after all.
- Studies show that living in cities can negatively affect physical and mental health.
- Polluted air can raise stress hormone level.
- Threat centers in the brain are more active among those living in cities.
“Reuters is reporting that the study, which was published in the journal Circulation, focused specifically on the long-term health effects of the inhalation of particulate matter (PM) smaller than 2.5 micrometers in diameter from industrial pollution.”