The first study, presented by Norwegian researchers found that among the 2,294 patients evaluated for obstructive sleep apnea, snoring or nasal-related issues, smokers 12 to 27 12 to 27 % less than in non-smokers in 8 of the 13 possible symptoms. The researchers believe that smoking should be a primary therapeutic measure for patients with these upper respiratory tract symptoms.
A third study cites second tobacco smoke as a major cause of what the authors term environmental laryngitis, along with allergens and air pollution. The study, authored by researchers at the University of California – Davis shows, through animal models that exposure to second hand smoke may laryngitis symptoms, including hoarseness, cough and chronic cough trigger. This new researchrs and doctors have laryngitis laryngitis to a viral infection and overuse of the voice, but this new research throws serious doubts about the condition, especially as air quality and ozone levels worldwide continue to to fall.. Continue reading “The first study.”