Overall Effects of Smoking
Read overall effects of smoking on your body and society
It is said that more than 400,000 deaths in the U.S. each year are from smoking-related illnesses
eyes - smokers are likely to get wrinkles on their eyes
lips - exccessive Smoking lead to lip cancer
mouth - According to the CDC, over 25,000 to 30,000 new cases of oral and pharyngeal cancer is diagnosed and over 8,000 deaths occur due to oral cancer. The primary cause of oral cancer is smoking
Skin - smoking reduces the level of collagen in the skin which leads to loss of elasticity and the quick formation of lines and wrinkles.
hair - smoking will lead to gray hair
face - smoking causes smokers face
lungs - It is reported that 90% of lung cancers is caused by smoking. Teen smokers have smaller lungs and weaker hearts than teens who don't smoke
blood - smoking causes damage to small blood vessels and therby causes cellulite
sex - It is proved that quality of sperm can be reduced by smoking
heart - Smoking stimulates central nervous system and increases heart rate and blood pressure
society - smokers not only hurt themself but also family members and others who breathe their cigarette smoke which is called secondhand smoke
child - More than 300,000 cases of bronchitis and pneumonia is associated with second hand smoke. Children who smoke are 15 times more likely than non-smokers to begin using narcotic drugs.
breathing - Secondhand smoke (other smokers smoke) causes coughing, wheezing, colds, earaches, and asthma attacks.
pregnancy - During pregnancy, nicotine freely crosses the placenta and has been found in amniotic fluid and the umbilica cord blood of newborn infants.
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