Smoke damage the effect of Asthma medicine
It is known that passive smoking worsens asthma symptoms and reduce the effectiveness of inhaled steroid treatment, but how this occurs has not been elucidated.
Now researchers at Imperial College in London found that a person with severe asthma who is constantly exposed to smoke, have lower levels of the enzyme HDAC2 compared to those who is not subjected to smoke. It is precisely HDAC2 necessary to steroids in asthma medicine should be able to have an anti-inflammatory effect.
Researchers at Imperial College in London found that children with severe asthma with a parent who smoke at home have lower levels of the enzyme compared with those whose parents do not smoke. HDAC2 is required to steroids in asthma medicine to be able to have an anti-inflammatory effect.
So if you smoke, or if you have asthma, and are around a smoker or a person having asthma, know that it will damage the effect of the asthma medicine.
Don’t smoke. And stay away from smokers!