It takes muscles to inhale and exhale, so yes is your answer. Also many doctors are so sure that smoking inhibites healing that if you need surgery they won't do it until you quit smoking. It happened to me and others I know. I did quit smoking but then my sinus problem totally cleared up. WOW Smoking also ruins some of the vitamins in your body that help in keeping your body healthier. i.e vitamin C is just one. Tell her that it will help and it can't hurt if she would cut way down, then quit. Good luck & hope that helps
Hi. I am a nonsmoker, always have been but I would say yes that smoking causes her some pain. When I was married my husband smoked. Well we were seperated for awhile and so I did not have to smell cig smoke for about 3 months. The air in my house was actually clean. It was nice. I noticed that my pain was down a little bit. I didnt however notice this until he moved back and I had to smell the smoke again. Once that happened my body started to hurt really bad again.
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