The occupational respiratory disorder is clear by its name as it is disease occurs in a particular occupational. It is uniquely and specifically related to the different environment of an individual. It is a lung disease occurs while working in a factory, or coal mines. This respiratory disorder can worsen the situation with another disease like lung cancer, asthma, and pulmonary disease. It is also referred by another name like black lung disease, occupational asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis and mesothelioma. Cause of this disease is when a person is exposed to dangerous components such as gases, smoke, silica, flock, sprays and, fumes.
Causes of this respiratory disorder:
Ignoring safety measures while working in severe conditions are one of the causes of this disorder.When some employers or employees not at a particular place but all around the world not care about working safety. And there are so many things which can cause occupational respiratory disorder. Especially exposure to dust in the workingenvironment is highly given chances to be caught with this disease. Dust like barium, iron, and tin does not affect lungs although there is some kind of dust which evoke a variety of tissue response. Mainly exposure to asbestos is very dangerous and this occurs during mining, milling, and transportation.
What are the symptoms?
When in a very busy day you start experiencing slight where and coughing it’s now time to pay attention to your condition as these are mild symptoms. But sometimes people take it very lightly that they have a breathing problem and dizziness but these signs should not be ignoredas these are the first sign of lung disease the whether it’s asthma or occupational respiratory disorder. And if any cough takes a long time of one month or more then it is considered as a chronic disease.
The first sign is the shortness in breathing and it’s not normal when it does not go by doing exercise or little exertion. Production of mucus is also a sign of lung problem. Along with this noisy breathing is also a sign which also called wheezing and sometimes chest pain may also indicate this disorder.
What can be the treatment?
If a person experiences any of these symptoms should not hesitate to visit a chest physician to diagnose the occupational respiratory disorder. When they visit the doctor they will examine the kind and severity of the disease and according to that they will treat the patient. Along with this doctor will check the tolerance level of the patient to the medications and procedures.