Bronchial asthma is one of the most common diseases of the respiratory system, with a severe course and repeatedly reducing the patient’s life quality. In many ways, a wide spread of the disease contributes to the abundance and the exacerbation of the disease.
This is the result of poor environmental conditions, lack of physical activity, the presence of harmful habits, especially smoking, both active and passive (inhalation of smoke). This fact is confirmed by numerous studies. Moreover, tobacco smoke negative effect is much higher than the rest of atmospheric pollutants.
Inhalation of tobacco smoke triggers an attack within some minutes, which is difficult to stop. Such high pathogenic activity of smog is characterized by the presence of various components in it – nicotine, tar, etc., which are individually strong allergens and can be a factor of asthma development, and even more, together they affect the reactivity of the immune system. Continue reading “Tobacco Smoke Complicates Asthma Status”