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How Much Secondhand Smoke is Too Much?

How Much Secondhand Smoke is Too Much?
September 12, 2009 Patrick Nemechek, D.O.

Surprisingly,Ā  as little as 30 minutes of secondhand tobacco smoke is as bad for the blood vessels of your heart as actually smoking a pack a day of cigarettes!

This was one of the unspoken reasons why cities where trying to ban smoking in public places.

The good news is that 90% of the risk of heart disease that is attributable to tobacco is eliminated after being off cigarettes (or off secondhand smoke) for only 6 months.

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