Effects of passive smoking?

Same as smoking. The risks may be lower, but they're the same as smoking. Heart disease. Lung cancer. Emphysema. The list goes on.
No such thing. Smoke that enters your lungs or even oral/nasal passages has multiple toxins that are absorbed. Second hand smoke in some cases can be more dangerous but cigarette smoke still causes damage over time no matter the route or the manner of its intake.

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What are the most harmful health effects of passive smoking?

Cancer and Brochiti. Most harmful effect is causing increased risk of not only Cancer of the Lung but also Breast Cancer,and chronic cough due to Chronic Bonchitis and COPD And many others. Read more...

What are the effects of passive smoking of cannabis?

We know more about. The carcinogens in tobacco products, and its addictive substance, nicotine, than the toxins in smoked cannabis, and its psychologically addictive substance tetrahydrocannabinol. I would not view it as "safer", just less well studied and understood. Read more...

What substance in the cigarette effects your lungs during passive smoking?

All of them. Carcinogens and nicotine are present in combusted tobacco, and non-smokers get plenty of it when in proximity to the source. This is not enough to cause addiction, but it can precipitate asthma attacks, sinus troubles, and high exposure in the long term (e.g. Flight attendants, wait staff and bar tenders) can lead to tobacco related lung disease (cancer and chronic bronchitis for example). Read more...

How harmful is passive smoking?

Definitely. Good pediatric studies showed direct correlation between passive exposure and marked increase incidence of ear infections, colds, sore throats and asthma. Yusuf erskine do. Read more...

Is passive smoking a true concern?

Yes. I've autopsied two wives who've died of typical smoker-style lung cancer though they were non-smokers whose husbands love cigars. Smoking in the home greatly exacerbates kids' asthma. It is totally obnoxious to non-smokers. Some political claims (i.e., that it kills 50,000 Americans yearly) are obviously not true, but it's still a real problem. Read more...
Yes. Passive smoking causes same problems as with active smoking . Increases risk for children to get bronchiolitis , frequent flare up of asthma, risk of COPD , etc . . Read more...

How is passive smoking worse than smoking?

Not, but it's bad! The dose of inhaled smoke by passive smoking is much smaller than for smokers, but the impact may be relatively greater. Still, there's no debate, while both ways are deadly, direct smoke is more deadly. Read more...

Why don't parets suffer from passive smoking?

They do. I assume you mean parrots. Birds have very sensitive respiratory systems, and are prone to upper respiratory infections from many of the same germs that human beings are. Birds, particularly parakeets and canaries, but also parrots, have increased numbers and severity of respiratory infections if they are in a home where people are smoking indoors. Read more...