Wednesday, April 23, 2014

SECOND HAND TOBACCO SMOKE

SECOND HAND TOBACCO SMOKE  CARE

SECOND HAND TOBBACO SMOKE  CARE
Three thousand non- smokers die from lung cancer a year caused by ‘second – hand’ tobacco smoke. If you breathe it regularly, you are at risk.

Second – hand smoke leads to coughing, phlegm, chest discomfort, reduced lung function and reddened, itchy and watery eyes. More than 4,000 chemical compounds have been identified in tobacco smoke; at least 43 are known to cause cancer.

Infants are three times more likely to die from sudden infant Death Syndrome in their mothers smoke during and after pregnancy.

There is no safe level of exposure to second – hand tobacco smoke.

  • If you are exposed, remove yourself.
  • If you live with smoker, pressure them to stop.