second hand smoking!!!

what dose second hand smoking really do to others?

what is second hand smoking

*Secondhand smoke is smoke from burning tobacco products, such as cigarettes, cigars, or pipes.

  • *Secondhand smoke also is smoke that has been exhaled, or breathed out, by the person smoking
  • *Tobacco smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals, including hundreds that are toxic and about 70 that can cause cancer.
  • kids get very sick when around smoke

    SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome). Babies whose moms smoke while pregnant or who are exposed to secondhand smoke after birth are more likely to die from SIDS. Smaller babies. Mothers who breathe secondhand smoke while pregnant are more likely to have smaller babies. Babies born small are weaker and have a higher risk for many serious health problems.

    Weak lungs. Babies who breathe secondhand smoke after birth have weaker lungs than other babies. This increases their risk of many health problems.

    Severe asthma. Secondhand smoke causes kids who already have asthma to get more frequent and severe attacks.

    Breathing problems. Kids whose parents smoke around them get bronchitis and pneumonia more often. Secondhand smoke also causes lung problems‚ including coughing‚ too much phlegm‚ wheezing‚ and breathlessness among school−aged kids.

    Ear infections. Kids exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to get ear infections.

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