Smoking:The Long and Short Term Effects    By: Olivia Arcuri, Violeta Balbiani,    Tomas Burgio, Lucas Guglielmone        ...
SHORT TERM EFFECTS
Short term effects• AddictionSmoking is a hard habit to break out of becausetobacco contains nicotine, which is highlyaddi...
Short Term Effects• Bad skin Because smoking restricts blood vessels, itcan prevent oxygen and nutrients fromgetting to th...
Short Term Effects• Bad breath Cigarettes leave smokers with a conditioncalled halitosis, or persistent bad breath.
Short Term Effects• Bad-smelling clothes and hairThe smell of stale smoke tends tolinger. And its often hard to get the sm...
Short Term Effects• Reduced athletic performance The physical effects of smoking (like rapidheartbeat, decreased circulati...
Short Term Effects• Greater risk of injury and slower healing  timeThe bodys ability to produce collagenreduces, so common...
Short Term Effects• Increased risk of illnessSmokers tend to have more colds, flu, bronchitis,and pneumonia than nonsmoker...
LONG TERM EFFECTS
Long Term Effects• Many of the chemicals in cigarettes, like  nicotine and cyanide, are actually poisons that  can kill you.
Long Term Effects• Health problems like heart disease, stroke,  emphysema (breakdown of lung tissue), and  many types of c...
Long Term Effects• Smokers develop wrinkles and yellow teeth,  they also lose bone density, which increases  their risk of...
Long Term Effects• Smoking can also cause fertility problems and  can impact sexual health in both men and  women.• Girls ...
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  1. 1. Smoking:The Long and Short Term Effects By: Olivia Arcuri, Violeta Balbiani, Tomas Burgio, Lucas Guglielmone and Juana Miguens
  2. 2. SHORT TERM EFFECTS
  3. 3. Short term effects• AddictionSmoking is a hard habit to break out of becausetobacco contains nicotine, which is highlyaddictive.
  4. 4. Short Term Effects• Bad skin Because smoking restricts blood vessels, itcan prevent oxygen and nutrients fromgetting to the skin
  5. 5. Short Term Effects• Bad breath Cigarettes leave smokers with a conditioncalled halitosis, or persistent bad breath.
  6. 6. Short Term Effects• Bad-smelling clothes and hairThe smell of stale smoke tends tolinger. And its often hard to get the smell ofsmoke out.
  7. 7. Short Term Effects• Reduced athletic performance The physical effects of smoking (like rapidheartbeat, decreased circulation, and shortnessof breath) impair sports performance.
  8. 8. Short Term Effects• Greater risk of injury and slower healing timeThe bodys ability to produce collagenreduces, so common sports injuries, suchas damage to tendons and ligaments, willheal more slowly in smokers thannonsmokers.
  9. 9. Short Term Effects• Increased risk of illnessSmokers tend to have more colds, flu, bronchitis,and pneumonia than nonsmokers. And peoplewith certain health conditions, like asthma,become more sick if they smoke
  10. 10. LONG TERM EFFECTS
  11. 11. Long Term Effects• Many of the chemicals in cigarettes, like nicotine and cyanide, are actually poisons that can kill you.
  12. 12. Long Term Effects• Health problems like heart disease, stroke, emphysema (breakdown of lung tissue), and many types of cancer (including lung, throat, stomach, and bladder cancer.)• These diseases limit a persons ability to be normally active. Smokers tend to be less active than nonsmokers because smoking affects lung power.
  13. 13. Long Term Effects• Smokers develop wrinkles and yellow teeth, they also lose bone density, which increases their risk of osteoporosis• Lungs become very damaged
  14. 14. Long Term Effects• Smoking can also cause fertility problems and can impact sexual health in both men and women.• Girls who are on the pill or other hormone- based methods of birth control increase their risk of serious health problems, such as heart attacks, if they smoke.

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