Saturday, May 9, 2009

Secondhand Smoke OR Passive Smoker

Everyone knows smoking is a bad habit, but secondhand or passive smoker breath is hazardous to your health.

What Is Passive Smokers?

Passive smoker comes from both the smoke that smokers exhale and the smoke floating from the end of the cigarette, cigar, or pipe.

Passive smokers significantly increases a person's risk for:

  • respiratory infections
  • asthma
  • coughing, sore throats, sniffling, and sneezing
  • cancer
  • heart disease

What Can You Do?

If you smoke try to quit. Quitting is not easy because smoking is highly addictive. But plenty of programs and people can help you make the brave effort to becoming smoke free.

Benefits You will look feel and smell better

If a smoker is puffing away anywhere inside, other people are inhaling that smoke too. Because smoke sticks to people and their clothing, when smokers come back inside, they should wash their hands and change their clothing, especially before holding or hugging children.

Never smoke in a car with other people

Secondhand smoker is dangerous.

Taking a stand on secondhand smoke will keep you much healthier and possibly even help someone you love think twice about their own unhealthy habit too.

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