Sheikh Umar Ahmad

Poor Lung Health among majority of Elderly Population in Kashmir owing to Hookah smoking & increased chances of contracting COVID-19: A theoretical consideration

Poor Lung Health among majority of Elderly Population in Kashmir owing to Hookah smoking & increased chances of contracting COVID-19: A theoretical consideration

Smoking cigarettes or vaping affects one's lungs, thereby increasing the chances of a smoker developing serious condition on contracting the infection

Sheikh Umar Ahmad Almost everyone’s grandfather starts his day with hookah smoking in Kashmir. It is not a new normal, but exists in Kashmir since times immemorial. Not so to everybody’s surprise, our majority elderly population suffers from metabolic disorders including obesity, cardiovascular problems, diabetes among various others that put them at greater risk in […]