Keeping lungs healthy

There are many factors that can have a dramatic effect on lung health and disease. We should all try to understand more about these factors and what actions we can take to keep our lungs healthy.

This section looks at:

How to keep your lungs healthy:

  • Be as physically active as you can #TakeTheActiveOption
  • Quit smoking #BeSmokeFree
  • Limit your exposure to air pollution #BreatheCleanAir (including indoor and outdoor air pollution, work-related risk factors)
  • Get vaccinated #Vaccinate
  • Eat a healthy, balanced diet #EatWell

Other factors that can cause lung conditions:

  • Genetic susceptibility
  • Early-life risk factors

Other factors that can cause lung conditions


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