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Effects Of Smoking on Health

    You are in risk of Lung Cancer

    Smoking is the biggest preventable cause of lung cancer. Smoking can cause more than 4 in 5 cases of lung cancer. About 90% of lung cancers arising as a result of smoking and the risk of lung cancer increases with the high number of cigarettes smoked over time. Chemicals like tar, carcinogen, benzene, cadmium, and formaldehyde can cause leukemia, bladder cancer, cancer of cervix, stomach cancer, and many other forms of Cancer.

    You are in risk of Cardiovascular disease

    Cigarette smoke releases the carbon monoxide, over a period of time it narrows and stiffens the arteries inside the human heart. This can significantly reduces the oxygen supple in the blood, and it might result in high levels of cholesterol accumulation in the arteries. Cholesterol accumulation can greatly increase the risk of serious medical conditions like heart strokes and paralysis.

    You are in risk of Chronic Obtrusive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

    COPD is the outcome of chronic bronchitis and emphysema combined. These diseases will occur due to persistent smoking. As they are progressive in nature, eventually a person affected by them will have to rely on an outside source of oxygen for breathing. The condition is irreversible and puts the patients on breathing machines for a lifetime. 

    You are in risk of Infertility

    If you continue smoking for long, chances of losing your fertility is higher. Cigarettes contain nicotine, which affects fertility in both men and women. This has been proven by several medical experts around the globe as well. Also, it causes erectile dysfunction in males around their 30’s, and therefore it is better to quit smoking in time.

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    You are in risk of eyesight

    Cigarettes contain many contaminants which can adversely affect your eyesight. People with poor eyesight can experience even more serious results. Aggressive smokers gradually get starts with the weakening of their vision and in some of the cases they become completely blind. The toxic effect of smoking leads to macular degeneration and this adversely affects the retina.

    You are in risk of Fatigueness

    The immediate effect of smoking is fatigue and weakness. Smoking reduces the supply of oxygen in the blood, also the energy level of the body remains low and you feel fatigued. Many times we observe that smokers have trembling hands; this happens when optimum oxygen is not transported to the brain and its power to concentrate on day to day chores begins to decline

    You are in risk of Kidney malfunction

    Smokers suffer from burning sensation in their intestines. The reason is that smoking amplifies the release of acids and causes ulcers that make your stomach burn in pain. A large amount of carcinogens may accumulate in the urinary bladder and increase the risk of pancreatic cancer as well.

    Bad breadth and yellow teeth

    Most of the smokers will carry mint or gum with them to avoid the unpleasantness of bad breadth. Besides bad breadth, their teeth become yellow over time and make them look unattractive or at times even grotesque.

    Effects of passive smoking on kids:

    Smoking in front of the kids might makes lasting impression on them and they too follow it and indulge in smoking from an early age. Being a passive smokers, they may addicted to nicotine without knowing it. Passing smoking may cause cough, allergy and also several medical conditions in children.

    Early Aging

    Most of the smokers will have bad breadth and yellow teeth, so they may lose all of their teeth before the advent of old age. Hair loss, premature boldness and graying of hair are other developments that make them look older than their biological age.