Second Hand Smoke and Your Child’s Mental Health


We all know that smoking is bad for us, and yet this alone is not enough to make us quit.  Somehow, we all think we will escape the near certainty that smoking will cause a slow, painful, medically-ridden premature death.  Statistically, it is much like playing video games instead of working because you are sure that this Lotto drawing is yours..  But that’s you.  What about those you care about?  What if smoking was destroying THEIR mental health, leading to depression, aggression, anxiety and ADHD?  Is this enough?  We all want our children to be happy and well adjusted and lead a wonderful life.  If you know that smoking is destroying the chances of this (and this study suggests that it does), is THIS enough to get you to quit?

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.