You are a headache, but did not know what causes it? It could be a problem caused by high levels of air pollution around your neighborhood. A study conducted in one of a densely populated residential areas in the province of Santiago, Chile, found that the link between the headaches of air pollution. The higher level of air pollution is also increasing the number of patients suffering from migraine or other head diseases.
In research that has been reported in the American Journal of Epidemiology, Dr. Cakmak crescent and his colleagues from Health Canada in Ottawa, Ontario, assess the level of air quality taken from the 7 monitoring stations between 2001 and 2005. This monitoring station serves to measure the ozone layer and air pollution, including nitrogen and sulful dioxide, carbon monoxide and small particles associated with combustion of gasoline, natural gas, and the rest of the other fuel disposal.
During the same period, the research team also collected information on the number of patients in hospitals who have migraine headaches, experiencing stress or other headache types. When the research team to unite the air pollution data from all regions with headache sufferers data, they found that air pollution is a risk factor that causes all kinds of headaches.
Dr. Scythe choose province of Santiago for our research because this region is surrounded mainland coast and the Andes mountains. That's why the geographic area prone to air pollution. Namununtuk ensure consistency of the results of this research in different areas, further investigation is needed.