Thousands of People Die from Smoking Each Year <ul><li>Death rate is 2-3 times higher than non-smokers </li></ul><ul><li>10million people are estimated to die from smoking by the year 2020 </li></ul><ul><li>There are 1.2million people who die from smoking each year in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Over 400,000 Deaths in America Every Year </li></ul>
Smoking Death Rate for the U.S.A . 440,000 per year 36,666 per month 8,461 per week 1,205 per day 50 per hour
Average Amount of Years Lost From Smoking On average each individual who smokes loses 12 years off of their life span.
You Can Develop Many Different Types of Cancer if You Smoke <ul><li>Smoking causes multiple types of cancer including cancer of the lungs, mouth, larynx, esophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas, kidney, bladder, and cervix. </li></ul><ul><li>The more cigarettes you smoke each year the greater your chance are of getting one of these cancers. </li></ul>
Effects On The Respiratory System <ul><li>Smokers are more likely than a nonsmoker to get the flu, pneumonia, or other infections that can affect your breathing.
Smoking causes 90% of all cases of Emphysema, a disease in which your lungs cannot extract oxygen form the air. </li></ul>
Effects On Your Bones <ul><li>Older women who smoke have a greater chance of developing osteoporosis. </li></ul><ul><li>Osteoporosis weakens your bones, makes them brittle, and increases their chance of breaking. </li></ul>
Effects on your Arteries <ul><li>Smoking causes atherosclerosis, the hardening and narrowing of the arteries.
Even though this process occurs as we age, smoking accelerates the process, even for young people.
Atherosclerosis leads to an increased risk of stroke, heart disease, aneurysms of the aorta and peripheral vascular disease, which can lead to the amputation of limbs. </li></ul>
Before and After Effects of Smoking on Your Heart
Dental Effects <ul><li>Smokers chances of getting gum disease are 6 times higher than those who don't smoke. </li></ul><ul><li>Smoking can cause yellow and brown stains on your teeth due to tar deposits in the cigarettes. </li></ul><ul><li>Smoking can also kill taste buds, cause tooth erosion, and give you terrible breath. </li></ul>
Many celebrities and role models that we look up to have died due to smoking.
Chesterfield Cigarette Spoksman Arthur Godfrey... Died from Emphysema
Camel Cigarettes Spokesman John Wayne Died from Lung Cancer