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  • 1. By Tanya Soni, Tanu Sachdeva, Ujjual Pandey, Vishal Rao, Syed Ahmed Ali and Sumit Kumar SMOKING
  • 2. Content • Introduction • The causes • The consequences • Health & effects • Possible solutions • Opinion/method • Conclusion
  • 3. What is smoking ?
  • 4. What is smoking ? • Smoking is a practice in which a substance, most commonly tobacco, is burned and the smoke is tasted or inhaled. This is primarily practiced as a route of administration for recreational drug use, as combustion releases the active substances in drugs such as nicotine and makes them available for absorption through the lungs. It can also be done as a part of rituals, to induce trances and spiritual enlightenment. • The most common method of smoking today is through cigarettes, primarily industrially manufactured but also hand-rolled from loose tobacco and rolling paper.
  • 5. Chain smoking..Aterm often confused • Chain smoking is the practice of lighting a new cigarette for personal consumption immediately after one that is finished, sometimes using the finished cigarette to light the next one. The term is most often used more loosely to describe people who smoke relatively constantly, though not actually "chaining". Chain smoking is primarily cigarette smoking, although it can be cigar and pipe smoking as well.
  • 6. Smoking ingredients Think Before You Smoke..
  • 7. Reasons for smoking • Peer- pressure • Parents or role models smoke • It’s cool
  • 8. Health effects
  • 9. Consequences • Health diseases • Waste money • Waste energy
  • 10. How people get addicted • Nicotine is one of the main ingredients in tobacco. Nicotine is a powerful drug that speeds up the brain and central nervous system. It triggers the release of a chemical in your brain (dopamine) that boosts your mood, makes you feel calm, and at the same time, can make you feel more alert. The nicotine in cigarette smoke is absorbed through the skin lining of the mouth and the nose. The nicotine level in your blood peaks within 10 seconds of inhaling (breathing in) cigarette smoke into your lungs. • Over time, your brain adjusts to the stimulation ("buzz") from nicotine and lowers your natural energy level or mood. You may then start to crave a cigarette for a boost. The more you smoke the more nicotine you need to feel good. Soon, your body craves nicotine to feel "normal." Being without nicotine for even a few hours can cause withdrawal symptoms like headaches, depression, anger, anxiety, and problems sleeping.
  • 11. Solutions • Nicotine gum • Advertisements on risk of smoking • Increase price of cigarettes • Age limits for purchasing cigarettes • Warning labels • Awareness campaigns
  • 12. Reasons for quitting: • Smoking is addictive • Smoking kills • Smoking is expensive
  • 13. • You'll sleep better. Smokers are four times as likely to report feeling unrested after a night's sleep, a Johns Hopkins study found; it seems going through nicotine withdrawal each night can contribute to sleep disturbances. Nonsmokers have stronger bones than smokers. Women smokers have been found to lose 2.3% to 3.3% of bone mineral density for every 10 pack-years of tobacco use. The effects are even worse in postmenopausal women.
  • 14. • bad breath • yellow teeth • smelly clothes • more colds and coughs • difficulty keeping up with friends when playing sports • empty wallet — cigarettes and tobacco products are very expensive!
  • 15. And even she thinks that your breath sucks..
  • 16. • And if you are not saying this already.. Then There’s more in store for you..
  • 17. Benefits for quitting • General health improves • More energy • Save money • Sense of taste & smell improves • Set an example for young people
  • 18. Facts • Smoking reduces life expectancy by 7 to 8 years • 400,000 deaths annually in USA • Estimated to causes 10 million deaths per year worldwide in 2020 • About 15 billion of cigarettes are sold daily
  • 19. Prevalence of cigarette smoking
  • 20. How to quit • S = set a quit date • T = tell family, friends that you plan to quit • A = anticipate & plan for the challenges you’ll face will smoking • R = remove cigarettes & tobacco from your home, car … • T = talk to your Dr. about getting help to quit
  • 21. Any questions?