Every day, we are exposed to a wide variety of environmental influences. If you want to protect your health, you should be wary of where certain dangers can lurk – which pathogens and pollutants can pose a danger to your health.
From pollutants in the air we breathe, in products or food, UV radiation, cigarette smoke, or tiny pathogens such as parasites, fungi, and viruses – experts hold these environmental elements all partly responsible for chronic and complex diseases such as asthma and allergies.
Clean air, clean drinking water, healthy food and a healthy lifestyle, and good hygiene with animals and when travelling can all contribute to greater health.
Find out about different pollutants and pathogens in our articles, in which we inform you about where you might encounter them and how you can protect yourself from any environmental elements that could be harmful to your health: