Effects of smoking on asthma.

  title={Effects of smoking on asthma.},
  author={Surinder Kumar Jindal},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India},
  volume={62 3 Suppl},
Tobacco smoking has several adverse associations with asthma.The odds ratios for prevalence of asthma are high for both active smoking and ETS exposures. In-utero exposure of foetus from maternal smoking, as well as its tertiary exposure from maternal passive-smoking are also known to be responsible for development of asthma in childhood. Smoking adversely affects the health and treatment-outcomes of asthma. There are increased requirements of drugs for smoker and ETS exposed asthmatics… CONTINUE READING
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