What is SecondHand Smoke and Effects of Secondhand Smoke

What is SecondHand Smoke and Effects of Secondhand Smoke (Passive Smoking):  Everyone knows that smoking is harmful to health, causing numerous risks and dangers threatening human lives from lung diseases, heart disease to cancer. But, do not actively smoke that accidentally inhaling tobacco smoke, known as passive smoking, how does it suffer?

In the smoking issue, there are at least two ways, first by we smoke, inhale the smoke of tobacco with its chemicals into the body; the second way, we not lit a cigarette but we still have to breathe the smoke that people smoking and then release into the air that we are nearby. In this case it can cause a lot of risks for the body of the person expose to tobacco smoke.

FAQ about the bad effects of tobacco smoke

Why smoke have an adverse effect on health? Cigarette smoke exhaled by smokers has many negative effects than the tobacco that smokers inhale to their lungs. There are many different types, first is the cigarette smoke from smokers exhale, the second is the smoke from the cigarette lighted. Two thirds of the smoke still burning will emit into the environment rather than in the lungs of smokers.

Cigarette smoke residue or cigarette smoke exhaled by smokers has more negative effects than the tobacco that smokers inhale to their lungs.

Cigarette smoke has more nicotine than in a cigarette which they smoke or is it more of these substances can cause cancer, it also has carbon monoxide (CO) gas that absord oxygen of our bodies. The other subtances will have more, for example, ammonia, into the tobacco smoke residue that has much more harm.

In cigarette smoke there are thousands of different chemicals, including at least 40 chemicals have been identified as a possible cause of cancer.

What is SecondHand Smoke and Effects of Secondhand Smoke

Other effects on the human body when inhaling this smoke for different ages apart cancerous elements: Generally, tobacco smoke affects everyone, all ages. In tobacco smoke we inhale at least 3 chemicals may cause adverse effects to the body. The first is nicotine, which is a chemical that causes addiction, the initial effect is stimulate the nervous system, but then when Nicotine enters the body, it can enter the bloodstream and nervous system are reduced, causing depression. Nicotine also causes some complications in the body, such as it makes the heart beat faster, causing high blood pressure and it also makes us feel lonely, tired if we smoke too much
Cigarette smoke has more nicotine than in a cigarette which he smoked. In cigarette smoke there are thousands of different chemicals, including at least 40 chemicals have been identified as a possible cause of cancer.

The second substance is Carbon Monoxide (CO- odorless, tasteless gas. Carbon Monoxide occupies oxygen in our red blood cells, so smokers often lack of oxygen in the body. Carbon Monoxide can also affect the nervous system of our heart.

The third substance is tobacco glue. When look at smokers, we will see in their fingers or their teeth are yellow residue close in, it is tobacco glue. It’s a substance has various chemical substance stimulate throat and alveoli.
Frankly tobacco cause bad image. First, it reduces the lifespan. Second, it can cause heart disease, but in cardiovascular diseases, we must speak to the heart arteries, and cerebral artery stroke, or peripheral vascular disease, or may take the case of aortic aneurysm disease. Third, it can cause mouth cancer, throat, as well as in the larynx, pancreas and bladder. Fourth is lung cancer. People who smoke are at risk of lung cancer 10 times more than non-smokers. Besides tobacco can increase cholesterol in blood and can lead to the risk of complications of the brain arteries, as well as increased risk of heart failure, hypertension, increased peripheral vascular disease and it can do decreased sense of taste and smell and make us do not eat and taste the food in a normal way.

Particularly for women, mothers smoking may give birth prematurely, and infants does not grow as normal. Smoking can also cause infertility in both men and women.

For children, the tobacco has more harmful, because in children the immune system is not fully developed … And often the children get asthma. Also, tobacco can also lead to cases of children with sudden death.

For children, the tobacco has many harmful, because in children the immune system is not fully developed. The lung was small, yet growing completely, especially the children breathe faster than adults, so children that inhaled cigarette smoke would increase the risk of lung infections, as well as pneumonia, bronchitis. And children often get asthma. Also, tobacco can also lead to cases of children with sudden death.

What is SecondHand Smoke and Effects of Secondhand Smoke

Effects of cigarette smell: If we inhaled smoke will have a direct impact like that, but we are not breathing the smoke that they only smell tobacco smell on clothing of smokers or their hands, is there any effect?

The smell is caused by chemicals in tobacco emanated so sometimes it stimulates the nervous system and take to cough, can lead to runny nose. So that’s smell is the reason can cause a risk to our health.

How to avoid secondhand smoke? Thus those who are forced to live and work regularly alongside smokers, they have to keep in mind what to protect health?

We must know how to avoid smoke. If in the same department or agency that smokers near you, you should tell that person that you are allergic to cigarette smoke and advised people not to smoke in working places. When in restaurants or public venue we should choose the table far from smokers.

What is SecondHand Smoke and Effects of Secondhand Smoke

It was said in terms of social interaction, but to talk about the family, assuming a wife or a husband who would have to live smokers, so now it is difficult to request them quit smoking, that what can you do to protect yourself and other family members?

In this case we have to call the consciousness of the husband or wife when they smoke to have happy family, please think about your responsibility. If smoke, firstly get out smoking, avoiding released smoke in the room. Second, the room should be ventilated by using fans or opening doors.

There are many ways to protect you with when smell the cigarettes; take green oil…to inhale instead of inhaling the smell of tobacco into the bodies, but this measure has results?

Honestly, the smell of oil is just hide the smell of tobacco but can not prevent the entry of smoke with the chemicals in cigarette enter our body.

What is SecondHand Smoke and Effects of Secondhand Smoke

The responsibility of state and government in the promotion and protection of people’s health: The government has an obligation to protect the health of the people, need to explain to the public or the harmful effects of tobacco and then take measures. Vietnam also has rules but the application is not very effective. Many people are also indifferent to these laws. So government must have strict measures to follow. For example, in Singapore when there are violations such as throwing cigarette butts or tobacco smoking in public places, many to be fined up to hundreds of dollars. So apply the law to punish is a necessary thing need to make a fair and honest manner.

In cigarette smoke there are thousands of different chemicals, including at least 40 chemicals have been identified as a possible cause of cancer.

We reiterate once again that tobacco causes bad influence for our body and it reduced lifespan and it affects a lot to the children in the family. We would suggest to you is how to stop smoking or try to avoid, do not cause adverse effects to relatives or those who work with you in an institution