Presenter : Rayyan Taimoor`Registration I.D : NI-F9-BBA-219Presented to : Mem Bushra Raza
What is Shisha?In today’s context, Shisharefers to the flavoredtobacco used in thesmoking process using ahookah, also commonlyknown as ‘Hubble bubble’and ‘Narghile’.
What is Shisha made up of?Shisha smoke contains high levels of toxiccompounds including,• Tar• Carbon monoxideHeavy metals• Nicotine• Cancer-causing chemicals (carcinogens)
Is Shisha smoking safer than smoking cigarettes?
Misconception about the safety of Shisha vs. Cigarettes• Cigarettes have greater health effects than Shisha.• The Shisha machine filter out product that are harmful to body.• The water is what makes Shisha safer than cigarette.• You are not exposed to the same carcinogens found in cigarettes.
Do Shisha have greater health effects than cigarettes?According to evidence based research shisha smokescontains:• Similar amounts of nicotine as cigarettes.• 36 times the amount of tar than cigarettes.• Greater considerations of heavy metals than cigarettes.
Health hazards of Shisha smokingThe research conducted on Shisha use has clearly shown thatit has particularly serious health consequences on 2 vitalorgans of body namely Lungs and HeartSome of the health hazards are related to shisha smokingare: Lung Cancer Cancers of the Food Pipe Emphysema Low birth weight Asthma attacks Pneumonia
According to Research:• High percentage of University students are using shisha regularly (43% males 11% female)• Majority think shisha use is safer than cigarettes.• Parents approval rating for shisha use is very high.• Knowledge about health efficient is deficient.
Conclusion• Falsely reasoning statements about Shisha by the providers.• Strict legislation to prevent promotion of water-pipe products to minors.• More research is needed on Shisha.