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Smoking, General


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Smoking, General

  1. 1. General Paper English’s ForumGroup 1PTET
  2. 2.  It refers to the inhalation and exhalation of fumes from burning tobacco in cigars, cigarettes and pipes. It can cause dangerous consequences to one’s health such as heart attack, lung cancer, problem in bronchitis, etc.
  3. 3.  Pleasurable. Powerful tool of relieving stress. Cool and trendy. Influences or peer pressure. Act of rebel (against parents.) Effects of movies, music videos& films. Smokers surrounding.
  4. 4.  These substances are POISONOUS and in the long run can cause cancers in humans. What makes it addictive? A harmful and addictive carcinogen called NICOTINE.
  5. 5.  STARTING smoking and addiction to it could be driven to a large degree by your genes. Smoking-related behaviours and attitudes of significant others (especially friends and parents) are among the most consistent predictors of adolescent smoking. One of the major influences on the uptake of teen tobacco use is the glamourization of tobacco use in movies and on television. Many people believe that the media is solely to blame for the rise in teen smokers in the world.
  6. 6. . Friends smoking has a stronger effect on adolescents smoking behaviour, particularly on initiation.
  7. 7.  Passive smoking means that the passive smokers, or non- smokers, are breathing in the smoke either from the burning end of the active smokers cigarette or the smoke expelled by the active smoker. Passive smoking is also called involuntary or secondhand smoking. Passive smoking can lead to very serious health problems such as respiratory diseases, heart disease and lung cancer. Passive smoking is considered a preventable cause of death which has killed thousands of people exposed to cigarette smoke in homes, workplaces and/or public places.
  8. 8.  Children are often passive smokers and receive health injuries that they would not have had if their parents did not smoke. Children who end up being passive smokers have been shown to have an increased risk of getting cancer later in life as well as asthma and respiratory infections.
  9. 9. DEVELOPING FETUS RISK GENDER RISK Smaller and low birth weight  Men: Sperm deformity, infant. loss of motility, reduced Stillbirth. number, infertility, and Birth defects. impotence. Increased nicotine brain receptors.  Women: Painful Increased chance of child being menstrual cycles, early a teen smoker. menopause, cervical Possible anxiety disorders as an cancer, and fertility adult. problems.
  10. 10. HEALTH RISK Stroke Cancers Cataracts Thyroid disease Discolors the teeth Tar stained fingers Poor blood circulation Blood clotting in brain Gangrene and leg pain Bad breath and gum disease Weakening of immune system Wrinkles and aging prematurely Nicotine addiction and withdrawal Peptic ulcers, gallstones, stomach cancer, heart burn, etc
  11. 11.  For smokers, to Stop Smoking is really a tough action to take. Majority of smokers want to quit smoking, but find it difficult to do so as nicotine is very addictive and hard to get rid off Hypnosis is just one of many methods that can be used to help quit smoking. Hypnosis works by basically re-wiring of your brain that let you change your paradigm to some actions, objects, situations or items. Hypnosis remains a very controversial issue in therapy and general medicine.
  12. 12.  Wait until you want a cigarette. Take a deep breath and invite that desire to grow as fast and strong as possible.Continue to breath deeply as you focus on the desire spreading and multiplying throughout your body. Your anxiety should become intense, but answer it by calling on the desire to increase! Within a few minutes, your desire to smoke will suddenly vanish, and instead youll feel truly great. To completely end your addiction, repeat every time you have the urge to smoke.Your craving will vanish faster each time, usually in seconds, and be replaced with a genuine feeling of exceptional well-being and energy.