When ozone levels are very high everyone should be

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Unformatted text preview: doctors or emergency rooms and are admitted to the hospital. When ozone levels are very high, everyone should be concerned about ozone exposure. This can make it more difficult for you to breathe as deeply and vigorously as you normally would, especially when exercising. You may notice that breathing starts to feel uncomfortable and that you are taking more rapid and shallow breaths than normal. Repeated short-term ozone damage to children’s developing lungs may lead to reduced lung function in adulthood. In adults, ozone exposure may accelerate the natural decline in lung function that occurs with age. Cause permanent lung damage. Many of these effects can lead to increased school or work absences, visits to doctors and emergency rooms, and hospital admissions. Research also indicates that ozone exposure can increase the risk of premature death from heart or lung disease, although more research is needed to understand how ozone may affect the heart and cardiovascular system. People of all ag...
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