Passive Smoking

Passive smoking is known as breathing on other's tobacco smoke. It is also known as secondhand smoke. It increases the risk of having lung cancer, asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, and heart disease in both adults and children. The common symptoms of passive smoking are coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath.

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Why do I have breathlessness while walking?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a normal healthy individual with a sedentary lifestyle. I weigh 67 kg and my height is 165 cm. I am experiencing some breathlessness of late when I walk. Hence, I am trying to understand if there is something wrong in me. My annual medical checkup (over the last 3 years) show my c...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Singla

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I would like to know about your diet? Do you have any allergies? Do you smoke? My suggestion would be to reduce saturated fats and trans fats intake in your diet. Start taking tablet Rozave...  Read Full »

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