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Smoking seminar

  1. 1. Smoking Kills By: Renas Mohammad
  2. 2. Introduction 1-What is Smoking ? 2- Smoking Symptoms. 3- Smoking Diseases. 4-Why Teenagers smoke? 5- Global Statistics for Smoking (adults). 6-Ways to quit smoking without therapy. 7-Smoking Kills (video).
  3. 3. What is Smoking?  Smoking is a practice in which a substance, most commonly tobacco, is burned and the smoke is tasted.  Chemicals in Cigarettes: Nicotine, Formaldehyde, Tar, Carbon Monoxide and Ammonia.  If you smoke, you‟ll probably get Nicotine addiction.  Nicotine is a highly addictive substance.  Nicotine is defined as poisonous, oily, pale yellow substance and turns brown when in contact with oxygen.  It can be used as a insecticide. Nicotine
  4. 4. Smoking Symptoms  Smoker‟s cough  Hypertension  Fatigue  Mood swings  Dizziness  Sleeping Difficulties  Shortness of Breath  Rapid Heart Rate
  5. 5. Smoking Diseases  Cancer: Smokers are more likely to get cancer; cancer of the lungs, throat, gullet and mouth.  It is approximated that 90% of lung cancer cases are associated with smoking.  Cardiovascular Diseases: These are diseases of the heart, the blood vessels, including veins and arteries.  Nicotine increases the cholesterol levels in the blood, these cholesterol and other fats are deposited in the arteries. The arteries therefore become rigid, narrow or blocked.  Pregnancy: It heightens the risk of miscarriage, complications such as bleeding, premature birth. And after the baby is born, it has low birth weight.
  6. 6. Why teenagers smoke?  There are a variety of reasons.  1 out of 8 boys will say that smoking is “cool”.  2 out of 8 girls will say that smoking will keep them slim.  Others start because their friends smoke and influence them to smoke.  Most of them smoke because it „relieves stress‟.  Statistics show that 9 out of 10 tobacco users start smoking before they reach 18.
  7. 7. Global Statistics for Smoking (adults)  A third of the global male adult population smokes.  Smoking-related disease kills one in ten adults globally, or cause 4 million deaths. If trend continues, 1 in 6 people will die in 2030.  Every 8 seconds, 1 person dies from tobacco use.  Smoking is on the rise on the developing world, but decreasing in developed countries.  1.5 billion cigarettes are sold daily.  12 times more British people died because of smoking than in WWII.  The Western Pacific (East Asia & Pacific) has the highest number of men smoking.  (2/3) of tobacco markets is controlled by Britain, America and Japan.
  8. 8. Ways to quit smoking without therapy  Put it in writing. Write down what are the good things about quitting smoking.  Get Support. You‟re not alone. Family and friends can help you quit.  Throw away ALL your cigarettes. It‟s very tempting to smoke when your cigarettes are still there.  Wash all of your clothes. To get rid of the cigarette smell.  Substitute something else for cigarettes. Chew gum, suck a lollipop or a candy.
  9. 9.  Keep yourself busy. It helps because if you‟re busy you won‟t crave cigarettes that much.  If a slip-up happens, don’t give up! ! Major changes sometimes have false starts. If you're like many people, you may quit successfully for weeks or even months and then suddenly have a craving that's so strong you feel like you have to give in.  Think of the slip up as a mistake. You can continue trying to quit.  Remind yourself why you’ve quit and how well you’ve done. Your family and friends are there to support you.  Reward yourself. With all of that money, buy something else instead of cigarettes.
  10. 10. Please stop Smoking Before it Kills you. ThankYou