Passive Smoking causes dementia

It is known that the influence of the so-called passive Smoking on health is great. Scientists have not bothered to prove once again this is a scientific fact. This time, inhaling the smoke increases the risk of dementia in severe form. In addition, as you know, Smoking contributes to the development of diseases of the cardiovascular system, ischemia of the heart and lung cancer, writes The Daily Mail.

The relationship of dementia with passive Smoking was established by the staff of the Medical University of Anhui and king's College London. Scientists of these institutions in a joint effort conducted a study of 6,000 people over the age of 60 years from 5 Chinese provinces.

In 2001-2003, these people were examined in order to identify their symptoms of dementia. In 2007-2008 they were re-examined, however, was also taken into account passive Smoking. The results showed that 10 percent of people suffered from a severe form of dementia, which arose and developed from prolonged contact with the smoke from tobacco.

These findings are very important for China, because there are 350 000 smokers and consumed more tobacco and tobacco products in the world. According to experts, more than half of the population daily inhaling smoke from others ' cigarettes. China also occupies the first position among the countries with a large number of people suffering from dementia, the cause of which, in the case of Chinese are rapidly aging population.

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