Smoking and Asthma:World Asthma Day

Smoke from cigars, cigarettes, and pipes has adverse effects on almost all the organs of the body in many ways, and even passive smokers are at risk.

Smokers are more likely to get Upper respiratory tract infections, chronic cough and lung conditions and it is a powerful asthma trigger too.

Smoke acts as irritant and causes swelling and narrowing of airway along with excessive mucus thus person may develop cough, wheezing, and shortness of breath.

Smoke induced asthma flare-ups may be more severe and harder to control with medicine as it decreases the effect of the controller medicine.

Quitting smoking can reverse asthma-inducing changes in lungs

ScienceDaily (2009-12-08) — Asthmatic smokers may be able to reverse some of the damage to their lungs that exacerbates asthmatic symptoms just by putting down their cigarettes, according to new research (University of Groningen in the Netherland).

Good evidence supports that smoking cessation lowers the risk  so get convinced to quit smoking…

Quitting smoking is most positive thing you can do for yourself and your loved ones…

And if you need some special day to quit then today is World Asthma day,…

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