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Asbestos Dangers Cover-Up. In this article, I’ll address the asbestos mining and manufacturing companies that were involved in the massive cover-up over the dangers of Asbestos. These companies clearly put profits before people.

Asbestos Dangers Cover-Up

Asbestos Dangers Cover-Up linked to catastrophic lung disease and cancer.

The asbestos industry’s cover-up of the dangers associated with asbestos exposure is a significant and troubling part of asbestos industrial history.

The Dangers of Asbestos: Understanding the Risks. Asbestos, a term that once symbolized insulation and fireproofing excellence, has now become synonymous with serious health risks and diseases.

This naturally occurring mineral, made of thin, fibrous crystals, was widely used in the construction, automotive, and in manufacturing industries for its strength, durability, and resistance to heat, fire, and chemicals.

hidden dangers of asbestos exposure

Asbestos exposure is a hidden danger that strikes many years later with catastrophic results. Injured? Call Dr. Shezad Malik at 214-390-3189

However, the dangers of asbestos exposure have since come to light, leading to strict regulations and a push for asbestos removal from buildings and products.

What is Asbestos?

Asbestos refers to a group of six naturally occurring silicate minerals that are composed of long and thin fibrous crystals. Each fiber is composed of many microscopic “fibrils” that can be released into the atmosphere and inhaled into the lungs, leading to significant health problems.

Health Risks Associated with Asbestos Exposure

The hidden danger of asbestos exposure comes from inhaling its fibers, which can become trapped in the lungs and remain there for years. Over time, these fibers can cause inflammation, scarring, and eventually lead to several serious health conditions, including:

Asbestosis is a chronic lung disease characterized by scarring of lung tissue, leading to shortness of breath, coughing, and permanent lung damage. Continue reading

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