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My Roommate Smokes: How Can It Affect Me?

i have this friend and a room mate who is an addict to cigerettes and trees,he smokes almost 2 hours a day.i dont smoke,infact i have never done but i'm beginning to have respiratory problem and mentel inbalance.he does it in da room.

pls. does his smoking has any effect on innocent me.i need ur help,pls.

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Oh no! Even though you don't smoke, passive smoking or second hand smoking was bad for you. Everyone knows smoking is a bad idea. And by now you've probably heard that breathing in someone else secondhand smoke is also hazardous to your health. It may seem pretty harmless, but secondhand smoke actually contains thousands of chemicals — from arsenic and ammonia to hydrogen cyanide — many of which have been proven to be toxic or to cause cancer (called carcinogens). High concentrations of many of these chemicals are found in secondhand smoke. In fact, secondhand smoke significantly increases a person's risk for:

    * respiratory infections (like bronchitis and pneumonia)

    * asthma (secondhand smoke is a risk factor for the development of asthma and can trigger attacks in those who already have it)

    * coughing, sore throats, sniffling, and sneezing

    * cancer

    * heart disease

Try to encourage them to quit smoking, help them before illness hurt them. It is much better to seek the stop smoking benefits than suffer.

I hope this site could help them: http://stopsmokinghabits.com/health-benefits.html

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Kefuie

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Bros,

You see smoking is a reaction to environmental stress. Tobacco is very addictive but it is good to mix with igbo wraps so as to induce a relaxed state of mind. It is hard to relax nowadays. Igbo is better than sex I tell you. It can even improve sexual performance and enjoyment. Igbo is a gift if you some dark ale like Guiness or Kilkenny you can wash it down and throway the burdens men.

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Bros,

You see smoking is a reaction to environmental stress. Tobacco is very addictive but it is good to mix with igbo wraps so as to induce a relaxed state of mind. It is hard to relax nowadays. Igbo is better than sex I tell you. It can even improve sexual performance and enjoyment. Igbo is a gift if you some dark ale like Guiness or Kilkenny you can wash it down and throway the burdens men.

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So with all these replies to your post u ought to know that the guy should leave OR u have to leave the room 4 him.

I found myself exactly in the same circumstances back in school. I ended up being a smoker myself after long months of resistance. I had gotten addicted to the menthol sensation subconsciously.

Thank God I'm off the habit now. You too could get adicted even beyond your seeminly strong will against smoking. Its a subconcious thing. The "smoking" may seem anti-social and unhealthy now but u will not see it so when u discover the sensation (the story of the pathetic 2nd hand smoker).

Why doesnt the guy smoke outside the room? Have u confronted him about this issue? What are u waiting 4?

The guy definitely doesnt respect your privacy and your health. Your Health is yours to protect. Your brother obviously doesnt give much thought to it. Leave that room and find a home of your own if things dont change (u could move into a friends place 1st). You have your own life to live (I am assuming u and your brother rented the appartment).

This is LIFE

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i think your roommate's tryna help u guys, the tree smoke is meant to chase away bad spirits living in n around your room,so dear friend it's better you join in chasing away evil spirits or leave the room for him to do the cleansing, omo no be UGWU!

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[b][b]Mate my advice is that if it's possible to get him to always smoke outside the room please do bços u 75% chances of having cancer, so pls sort it out and next time make sure u try ur best not to have a room mate of a flat mate that smokes.

i have been in ur shoes b4 its a sad experience [/b][/b]

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I can feel the discomfort in you but what i will advise u to do is to talk to your roomate.Sit him down and speak to him.If need be,beg him.Look,if you must solve this problem,you've got to stoop to conquer!!!!!!

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Smokes from tobacco are just like the fumes of an engine. I don't think it is right for anyone to smoke in a public place. Ur room mate should smoke when he is alone.

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SMOKE WITH HIM, AND DIE YOUNG, YOU BETTER LEAVE HIM ALONE

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there is nothing wrong with smoking

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Ma guy better run away from dat room,Have u heard of passive smokers before?if u havnt go get some info on it.Infact u inhale the worst smoke.

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If you room mate smokes it dose affect you alot Like one of our friend did reffer you, Illd love to check effects of ETS- environmental tobacco somoke on tobacco free kids sight , According to sicintiffic reseach Ets or passive smookers inhale four times more casnogenes than the actual smoker so it means that for every one cigarette stick smoked by yur room mate, in the room you inhale four cigarette wort of tobacco and all the harmful substance it contains .

It may intrest you to allso note that every cigratte smoked cuts lif expectancy for the smoker by 5 miniutes so it means for a passive smoker it cuts life by 20 minuits

Beside that a lot of health issues also comes along like Inpotence for men Respiratory and cardiovascular deases, ploluminary health conditions and of cause cancer and birth complication for women

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I think you should either move out that appartment or get him to stop using cigarrets in the room.

you should also have your health cheecked since you said you have stated having respirotary probleme, as the saying goes a stich in time saves nine. Finally you can assert your rights by seeking legal action against not only your room mate but tobacco companies

You could visit the coalition against tobacco office at #2 aroromi street Of molny street at obalande in Lagos for mor advice and assistance.

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u are technically regarded as a secondary smoker. , u better do something about your unfourtunate situation

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Re: My Roommate Smokes: How Can It Affect Me?

you'll get lung cancer and die a very horrible death!

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second hand smoke is bad for u but the good news is dt u ve every right to tell ur room mate to go and smoke elsewhere or just put off the smoke when u are around. u dont need to change rooms, u just have to set rules

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What he mean by the tree is "Weeeeed" as in those thing d condoctor smoke heeeeeeeee ehen "e, gbo, " hehehehe

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@poster,

If you have already started to feel these symptoms you have mentioned,I strongly advise you shift base.

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what do u mean he is addicted to trees, u mean like the plant cannabis. well my bad side would advice u to join in on the fun but my good side would tell u to please try adn talk to him. It can have some pretty undecent sideeffects on u, if u stay around that. worst scenario cancer, btut u would have to room wiht him for many years.

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Second hand smoke poses adverse effects to your lungs like asthma, lung cancer according to the American lung Association. You might be saving a lot of money in the long run if you move out into a place of your own, or share with a non-smoker.

http://www.lungusa.org/site/pp.asp?c=dvLUK9O0E&b=35422

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Of course it will affect thee!

Has thou not heard that common being in a smoke-polluted area is equivalent to smoking 40 sticks of cigarettes?!

One for advice for thee:

Tell thy friend to go smoke somewhere else!

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If he is in secondary smoking level, you are in semi secondary level.

Even to my own observations you are the one enjoying the it more, cos' you enhal it, you can tell the best taste of it.

Better do something or else in the three-four months of continuation you will become smoking champion, its a habbit.

Talk to him to be staying outside instead of staying in the room.

The answer is YES! it will affect you. A stitch in time saves nine.

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ur roommate smokes? , ahn ahn, yall both are entitled to the room, yall can make decisions thats is apprehensive and considerable, matter fo fact smoking in the room is dangerous cos the smoke of ciggrate contains co2 which is highly dangerous, inhaling co2 can cause chronic diseases such as cancer,liver problem,kidney diseases, so its advisable to deciet from ppl like, in order to avoid this huge problem,simply sit the guy down explain the situation of things, then if he turn deaf ears,kindly report him to the APARTMENT ASSOCIATION, am sure they will have immedaite solution

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It really affects.i once had a smoker as a roommate too sometime ago,i simply told him he should stop smoking in the room that it was affecting me and he did.you simply just tell him off as well or are you afraid of him??

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So Man run for your lyf,

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Your Roommate gave you a pass to the chain smokers association without you even knowing! Second hand smoke inhalation is more deadly than smoking the real thing.

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Ur quiz has been answered. So please answer Carlosein's question, cos I'm puzzled at that 'tree' thingy myself!

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you need to make a move now. Your room mate should stop smoking in the room or better still you can leave the room for him. Run for your dear life

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It affects you more than him. Infact you have the greatest disadvantage cause you inhale all the flames coming from him because you don't do it and you are not allegic to it, it affects you internally too, the lungs especially due to the offensive odour you inhale.

Why not tell him to smopke outside the room if at all hw wants to instead turning the place to a bar.

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sure it does affects you,

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smoking does affect you,

Read on,

Research has generated scientific evidence that secondhand smoke (that is, in the case of cigarettes, a mixture of smoke released from the smoldering end of the cigarette and smoke exhaled by the smoker) causes the same problems as direct smoking, including heart disease,[5] cardiovascular disease, lung cancer, and lung ailments such as COPD, bronchitis and asthma.[6] Specifically, meta-analyses have shown lifelong non-smokers with partners who smoke in the home have a 20–30% greater risk of lung cancer, and those exposed to cigarette smoke in the workplace have an increased

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U are already having respiratory problems and mental imbalance, and you are still asking whether it can affect you.

Presently, you are what they call a secondary smoker, someone who doesn't smoke cigarettes but inhales the cigarette smoke. It is even more dangerous than primary smoking, from what i heard and gathered.

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Of course it affects you!!! See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Passive_smoking. In fact, you're practically a smoker!

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