How Asbestos Exposure is Associated With Diseases & Risks?
Asbestos is a natural mineral having a tendency to release its fibers in the air
When these asbestos fibers are inhaled, they get trapped between the linings of lungs
These fibers can remain there for several decades and can even become the cause of Lung Cancer
The biggest problem treating diseases due to asbestos exposure is that symptoms appear too late
People having long term asbestos exposure show symptoms like neck/face swelling, persistent cough, pain in the chest
So, who are at the risk of developing asbestos related diseases?
Workers engaged in asbestos mining
Diseases caused due to asbestos exposure:
Cancer of GI tract