Exposure to secondhand smoke also contributes to a variety of conditions known bad for health. Researchers reveal exposed to smoke only a few minutes alone can make the airways narrow and breathing impaired.
Studies conducted by the University of Athens and the Harvard School of Public Health to get after someone is exposed to smoke a few minutes will direct physiological changes that cause the airways to narrow making it more difficult for the body to take in oxygen that the body needs.
“Non-smokers are forced to inhale cigarette smoke extreme amount directly into their lungs. These results tell us that a brief exposure is harmful to normal airways,” said lead researcher Dr Panagiotis Behrakis, as quoted from Dailymail. (more…)