Smoking: Introduction,2nd Hand Smoke Components and Danger
Ang Tabacco o Tobacco ay isang uri ng droga at sa pamamagitan ng
pagsinghot ng usok ay nakakagaan ng pakiramdam (is a drug and the inhalation
of its smoke produces a pleasant sensation).
isang sikat na gawain o pampalipas-oras na kadalasang sinasama sa inuman
at paghahalubilo para matanggal ang pagkabagot o pigipit (stress)
Maaring damhin ng isang tao na ang pagyoyosi ay mapanghalina at nakakaakit
(Individuals perceive smoking to be attractive and glamorous.)
Ang pag-iwas na madagdagan ang timbang ng mga babae ay isa sa mga rason
bakit nagyoyosi ang ibang kababaihan (Prevention of weight gain are often cited
as reasons why young girls take up smoking.)
Nakatala sa ibaba ang mga rikado ng yosi:
Acetone - paints, varnishes, oils, waxes, resins, plastics
DDT/Dieldrin - used for insecticide
Ammonia - fertilzer
Formaldehyde - preservatives (embalming)
Butane - used in lighters
Lead - construction, batteries, alloys, ammunition
Methanol - fuel
Smoking is dangerous, not only for the person holding the cigarette, but also
for the people who share their environment.
Secondhand smoke, which is caused by smokers and inhaled by people
Secondhand smoke causes lung cancer in nonsmokers.
The workplace is a major source of SHS exposure for many adults.
Separating smokers from non-smokers, cleaning the air, and ventilating the
building cannot prevent exposure if people still smoke inside the building.
Workplace smoking restrictions may also encourage smokers to smoke
less, or even quit.
In public places
Everyone can be exposed to SHS in public places, such as
restaurants, shopping centers, public transportation, schools, and daycare
Public places where children go are a special area of concern.
Children’s growing bodies are especially sensitive to the poisons in
SHS. Asthma, lung infections, and ear infections are more common in
children who are around smokers.
Think about it: we spend more time at home than anywhere else. A
smoke-free home protects your family, your guests, and even your pets.
SHS cannot be controlled with ventilation, air cleaning, or by separating
smokers from non-smokers.
Separate or ventilated smoking areas do not protect non-smokers from
second-hand smoke. Second-hand smoke can spread from a smoking area to
a non-smoking area, even if the doors between the two areas are closed and
even if ventilation is provided. Only 100% smoke-free environments provide
Youths exposed to second-hand smoke at home are one-and-a-half to two
times more likely to start smoking than those not exposed.
4,000 chemical components, 250 of them are
Tobacco smoke can decrease bone density
Increase risk for osteoporosis
Smoking in an early age = higher risk for
Smoking can harm the blood cells and
damage the function of the heart which
increases the risk for the following:
Coronary Heart Disease
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Every cigarette you smoke damages your
breathing and scars your lungs.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
* People with asthma can suffer severe attacks
when around cigarette smoke.
Smoking is as bad for your eyes as it is for
the rest of your body. This can lead to an
increased risk of developing the following:
Age-related macular degeneration
Optic nerve damage
People who smoke
any kind of cigarette
are at an increased
risk for smoking-related
symptoms and diseases.
Shortness of breath and coughing
1-4 cigarettes a day can increase risk of
dying from heart disease and all causes, like
4-5 cigarettes daily can lead to withdrawal
symptoms after 24 hours of abstinence
Women’s risk of lung cancer is greater than
Also known as “Environmental tobacco
smoke” is the smoke a
smoker breathes out
and that comes from
the tip of burning
Causes about 3,000 deaths from lung cancer
and tens of thousands of deaths from heart
disease to nonsmoking adults in the United
States each year.
Harmful to your children's health because
their lungs still are developing
Developing baby and Smoke:
Lower birth weight than expected
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Learning problems and Attention-
deficit/Hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Children and 2nd hand smoke:
Coughs and colds
Respiratory problems such as bronchitis and
Poor lung development
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