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IJCRR. 2017; 9(16): 17-22


Geo-Environmental Etiology of Allergic Disorders and its Impact on Human Health in Sopore J&K, State, India

Manzoor A. Wani; Sheraz A. Lone; Bashir A. Lone; Ishtiaq A. Mayer; Nisar A. Wani.

Abstract
The present study aims to comprehend the causes responsible for the occurrence of allergic disorders and access their impact on human health in peculiar climatic conditions of Sopore tehsil district Baramulla, J&K, State, India.
Objective: To understand the dissemination phenomenon of known allergenic pollen types causing allergic disorders among the people of the selected sample area in Jammu and Kashmir State, India.
Methodology: An effort is being carried out to study airborne pollen and assess their impact on human health in a peculiar climatic condition of Sopore tehsil of district Baramulla in the north region of Kashmir valley of Jammu and Kashmir state by using both primary as well as secondary source of data in order to envisage the relation of environmental factors on the allergic disorders with their impact on the human health.
Results: In the present study 1413 cases of allergic disorders were recorded in the district hospital, sub-district hospital and primary health centers from the year 2010-2015, out of which 57.18 percent were constitutes males. Cases like rhinitis (35.52 percent), conjunctivitis (28.09 percent), dermatitis (15.28 percent) and bronchial asthma (21.08 percent) were recorded in the study area.

Key words: Temperature variability;wind velocity;pollens;Allergens;Pulmonary disorders


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