- Asbestosis - a serious, progressive, long-term non-cancer disease of the lungs.
- Lung cancer - causes the largest number of deaths related to asbestos.
- Mesothelioma - is a rare form of cancer that is found in the thin lining of the lung, chest, abdomen and heart.
Friday, May 22, 2009
While I was still pregnant with Kaitlyn I watched T.V a whole lot. Most of the shows I would watch was about babies, women in labor, discovery channel and game shows. I was so into watching television that I had memorized a lot of the commercials shown. One commercial I remember was about Mesothelioma Lawyer and how they can help victims to asbestos get compensation. I had no Idea then what asbestos was about and how it could affect one's health so I asked Ralph about it and he told me that it a material used to build buildings, electrical insulation and many more. He further explained to me that a lot of people working in construction, demolition, shipbuilding industry and many more have gotten sick due to the exposure of this chemical. Their are 3 major health effect due to the exposure of asbestos: