Hazards Of Smoking


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Hazards Of Smoking

  1. 1. <ul><li>KAINAT IMAM </li></ul><ul><li>SID:4108 </li></ul><ul><li>CID: 7526 </li></ul>HAZARDS OF SMOKING “ Smoking is very famous like a celebrity star, in different ways. In exchange from the pleasure of smoking, your life is the price you pay.”
  2. 2. Three Main Components of Cigarettes Contains three main ingredients: nicotine , tar, and carbon monoxide . Here's a little more information about those ingredients: <ul><li>Nicotine: This is the addictive component of tobacco . It is absorbed into the blood and affects the brain within 10 seconds. Nicotine also disturbs metabolism and suppresses appetite. </li></ul><ul><li>Tar: Tar itself contains many poisonous substances to the body. It is a thick, sticky substance, and when inhaled it sticks to the tiny hairs on the lungs , the cilia. These normally protect the lungs from dirt and infection, but when covered in tar they can't do their job. </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon Monoxide: Carbon monoxide is the poisonous chemical found in car exhaust fumes. It decreases the amount of oxygen in the blood. Because there's less oxygen in the blood, it gets thicker and puts a strain on the heart to pump . </li></ul><ul><li>Tobacco smoking is the inhalation of smoke from burned dried or cured leaves of the tobacco plant , most often in the form of a cigarette. </li></ul>CIGARETTE
  3. 3. DISEASES CAUSED BY SMOKING <ul><ul><li>Lung Cancer   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Heart Diseases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High Blood Pressure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bad Breath </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gum Disease </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Depression    </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thyroid Disease </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harmful effects on Bones and Joints </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Cancer (especially in the lung, mouth, larynx, esophagus, bladder, kidney, pancreas, and cervix) </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>OTHER COMPONENTS OF CIGARETTE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Benzene - a solvent used in fuel and chemical manufacturing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Formaldehyde - a very poisonous liquid that is used to preserve dead bodies . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ammonia - a chemical found in cleaning fluids </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hydrogen cyanide - a poison used as a fumigant to kill ants . It is also used to manufacture plastics, dyes, and pesticides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cadmium - an extremely poisonous and radioactive metal found in batteries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acetone - a corrosive liquid solvent found in nail polish remover </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arsenic - another ingredient in rat poison. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. . Hydrogen cyanide and other chemicals in the smoke attack the lining of the bronchi, inflaming them and causing that chronic smoker's cough.
  8. 9. ·             <ul><li>Ask your health care provider for help. </li></ul><ul><li>Ask your family, friends, and coworkers for support. </li></ul><ul><li>Get more exercise. It relieves the urge to smoke. </li></ul><ul><li>Make a plan about what you will do , instead of smoking , when stressed or other times you have the urge for tobacco. </li></ul>TIME TO QUIT SMOKING
  9. 10. SOME FAMOUS QOUTES <ul><li>If we see you smoking we will assume you are on fire and take appropriate action.  ~Douglas Adams </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>A cigarette is a pipe with a fire at one end and a fool at the other.  ~Author Unknown </li></ul><ul><li>The best way to stop smoking is to just stop - no ifs, ands or butts.  ~Edith Zittler </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Cigarettes are killers that travel in packs.  ~Author Unknown </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>The best way to stop smoking is to carry wet matches.  ~Author Unknown </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Much smoking kills live men and cures dead swine.  ~George D. Prentice </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  10. 11. CONCLUSION Medical research has determined that tobacco smoking causes lung cancer, emphysema, and cardiovascular disease among other health problems.The World Health Organization reported that tobacco smoking killed 100 million people worldwide in the 20th century and warned that it could kill one billion people around the world in the 21st century .
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