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How dangerous is the exposure to secondhand smoke for the children?

Secondhand smoke is known to have adverse effects on the lung and vascular systems in children significantly. The childhood exposure to secondhand smoke is associated with several other chronic diseases and that carries forward in their adulthood. The association of childhood secondhand smoke exposure may result in heart disease, stroke, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Those who lives with a daily smoker throughout their childhood have higher mortality from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease compared to those who do not live with a smoker. The increase in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease could also be fatal, the increase in fatal chronic obstructive pulmonary disease implies that living with a smoker during childhood could also increase risk of non-fatal chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. So secondhand smoke exposure increases the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease death.


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Secondhand smoke is the blend of smoke from the consuming finish of a cigarette and the smoke exhaled out by smokers. Used smoke contains in excess of 7,000 synthetic compounds. Hundreds are harmful and around 70 can reason malignancy.

There is no hazard free degree of introduction to second hand smoke.

The secondhand smoke causes various medical issues in newborn children and kids, including increasingly temporary and extreme asthma assaults, respiratory contaminations, ear diseases, and unexpected baby demise disorder.

Smoking during pregnancy brings about in excess of 1,000 newborn child passings every year.

A portion of the wellbeing conditions brought about by used smoke in grown-ups incorporate coronary illness, stroke, and lung malignancy.

Breathing used smoke can have quick unfriendly impacts on your blood and veins, expanding the danger of showing at least a bit of stroke-related issues.