Do you know more than one thousand Americans stop smoking every day? You know how-by dying. Shocked? But it's a fact. Cigarettes are killers that travel in packs. The smoking hazards are real they are not just the statements to scare the smokers. The smoking not just affects the smokers but also the people present around them.
Smoking is the major cause of preventable deaths all around the world. On average, non smokers live five to eight years more than smokers. Smoking means to inhale the smoke produced by lighting tobacco in the form of cigarette. Presence of nicotine in the body makes this practice a habit.
Despite of so many advertising campaigns against smoking, smoking is still practiced by many adults and even under-aged teens. Schools need to educate the students about the smoking hazards. Let us know what does smoking do to you?
When you light a cigarette, the smoke from your mouth passes to your lungs. The main area affected by smoking is the circulatory system and the respiratory system. However, it affects many other parts of your body also.
You inhale nicotine and oxygen into your lungs, when you smoke. Nicotine and oxygen are then transported to your blood stream by the lungs. Nicotine constricts the veins and the blood vessels decreasing their efficiency to carry blood with oxygen and nourishment to the whole body.
The hazards of smoking are multiplied for people who suffer from the following diseases or for people who have family history of these diseases:
As we all know, smoking kills. Now let us know exactly what diseases we can get from smoking?