World No Tobacco Day: Unknowingly, are you also becoming a victim of lung cancer?
Lungs i.e. lung cancer cases are increasing rapidly in India. Causes of lung cancer include smoking, air pollution and genetic factors. By the way, smoking is considered the most important cause of lung cancer. Addicted to cigarette or its addiction can create a life-threatening situation at any time. Do you know that people are becoming victims of lung cancer even unknowingly. Actually, we are talking about passive smoking. In this, the people present around the smokers are also becoming victims of smoking and this is called passive smoking. Learn about…
World No Tobacco Day. World No Tobacco Day
World No Tobacco Day is celebrated every year on 31 May. Its purpose is to tell people about the harm caused by the consumption of tobacco. Due to lack of information among people, they consume things made of tobacco like khaini or cigarette. This causes cancer of the mouth and lungs. Passive smoking is one of the causes of lung cancer. You do not smoke cigarettes in this, but somehow its smoke is going inside you, then you are also unknowingly smoking.
Experts say that apart from lung cancer, there is also a risk of heart attack and other diseases in passive smokers. According to reports, cigarette smoke releases more than 5000 chemicals in the air. This smoke remains in the air for a long time and those who come in its grip even complain of asthma.
Pregnant women are more at risk
If a woman is close to a smoker, then not only she but also her child may have to bear its loss. Many researches have come to the fore, according to which, due to passive smoking, the lungs of the unborn child are not able to develop properly. Not only this, after birth, the child can also have respiratory diseases.
increased risk of stroke
Experts say that if a person is in the grip of passive smoking, then the risk of stroke can also increase in him. According to reports, due to passive smoking, the risk of stroke in a person increases by 20 to 25 percent. So whether you smoke cigarettes or not, if its smoke is affecting you, then in a way you are smoking.