TOBACCO: THE   GREATKILLER !
What is Tobacco?   It is the leaves of a    plant called Nicotiana    tabacum.   There are more than    70 species of to...
How is Tobacco              Processed?• Leaves are dried and powdered, through a process called  ‘Curing’
How is Tobacco Used?                         BeedisCigrarettes                             Snuff          Pan Masala
What does Tobacco             Contain?   Nicotine – Addiction causing Substance   Tar – a dark mixture of 4000 poisonous...
Why is Tobacco              Dangerous?   It is the Biggest KILLER   It Kills 50,00,000 people    every year !   10,00,0...
Diseases Caused by            TobaccoTobacco causes diseases in almost all parts of the body
Heart AttackHeart Attack is caused by Tar in tobacco causingdamage to the blood vessels of the heart
Brain Damage & Stroke      Normal Brain                  Brain after Strok eStroke is caused by Tar in tobacco causing dam...
Foot and Leg UlcersLeg Ulcers are caused by Tar in tobacco blocking theblood vessels to the legs
Chronic Bronchitis   Normal Lung               Lung with Chronic BronchitisChronic Bronchitis is caused by tobacco smokede...
Lung Cancer  Normal Lung                  Lung with CancerLung Cancer is the most dangerous disease oftobacco smoking. Dea...
Throat CancerTobacco causesThroat Cancer
Stomach CancerTobacco causesStomachCancer
Food Pipe CancerTobaccocauses FoodPipe Cancer
Bladder CancerTobaccocausesBladderCancer
Mouth CancerPan MasalacausesMouthCancer
Passive SmokingPassiveSmoking isInhalationof tobaccosmoke fromsomeoneelse       This smoke contains 2 times more nicotine ...
Smoking During PregnancyInhalation oftobacco smokeduring pregnancycauses birthdefects in thebaby
Benefits of Quitting               Tobacco   Within 8 hours, carbon monoxide level in body    drops   Within 3 days , br...
Other Benefits of Quitting   Set a good example for children!   Will no longer affect the health of others because of   ...
Quitting is Actually EasyChildren can play animportant role inmaking grown-upsquit the tobaccohabit
Lets Defeat the Evil …
and   Create a Tobacco Free            Society
Tobacco
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Tobacco

1,390 views

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,390
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
88
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Tobacco

  1. 1. TOBACCO: THE GREATKILLER !
  2. 2. What is Tobacco? It is the leaves of a plant called Nicotiana tabacum. There are more than 70 species of tobacco.
  3. 3. How is Tobacco Processed?• Leaves are dried and powdered, through a process called ‘Curing’
  4. 4. How is Tobacco Used? BeedisCigrarettes Snuff Pan Masala
  5. 5. What does Tobacco Contain? Nicotine – Addiction causing Substance Tar – a dark mixture of 4000 poisonous chemicals (many of them causing cancers) Carbon Monoxide – a poisonous gas (same gas from car exhaust)
  6. 6. Why is Tobacco Dangerous? It is the Biggest KILLER It Kills 50,00,000 people every year ! 10,00,000 in India ! It causes more than 25 diseases ! Cost of tobacco use is Rs. 4500,000,000,000 every year globally.
  7. 7. Diseases Caused by TobaccoTobacco causes diseases in almost all parts of the body
  8. 8. Heart AttackHeart Attack is caused by Tar in tobacco causingdamage to the blood vessels of the heart
  9. 9. Brain Damage & Stroke Normal Brain Brain after Strok eStroke is caused by Tar in tobacco causing damage to theblood vessels of the brain
  10. 10. Foot and Leg UlcersLeg Ulcers are caused by Tar in tobacco blocking theblood vessels to the legs
  11. 11. Chronic Bronchitis Normal Lung Lung with Chronic BronchitisChronic Bronchitis is caused by tobacco smokedestroying the healthy lung tissues
  12. 12. Lung Cancer Normal Lung Lung with CancerLung Cancer is the most dangerous disease oftobacco smoking. Death is 100% sure.
  13. 13. Throat CancerTobacco causesThroat Cancer
  14. 14. Stomach CancerTobacco causesStomachCancer
  15. 15. Food Pipe CancerTobaccocauses FoodPipe Cancer
  16. 16. Bladder CancerTobaccocausesBladderCancer
  17. 17. Mouth CancerPan MasalacausesMouthCancer
  18. 18. Passive SmokingPassiveSmoking isInhalationof tobaccosmoke fromsomeoneelse This smoke contains 2 times more nicotine and tar than directly inhaled smoke.
  19. 19. Smoking During PregnancyInhalation oftobacco smokeduring pregnancycauses birthdefects in thebaby
  20. 20. Benefits of Quitting Tobacco Within 8 hours, carbon monoxide level in body drops Within 3 days , breathing becomes easier Within 6 months , coughing, stuffy nose, tiredness gone Within 1 year, risk of heart attack is cut in half Within 10 years, risk of lung cancer is cut in half Within 15 years, risk of heart attack is the same as a person who never smoked!
  21. 21. Other Benefits of Quitting Set a good example for children! Will no longer affect the health of others because of passive smoking! More money to save or to spend on other things! More energy to do the things you love! Become a more acceptable person to every one!
  22. 22. Quitting is Actually EasyChildren can play animportant role inmaking grown-upsquit the tobaccohabit
  23. 23. Lets Defeat the Evil …
  24. 24. and Create a Tobacco Free Society

×