Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Tobacco 101 powerpoint

  • Login to see the comments

Tobacco 101 powerpoint

  1. 1. Tobacco 101 Presentation
  2. 2. Consequences of Tobacco-Use: Preventable Causes of Death Smoking 400,000 Accidents 94,000 2 nd Hand Smoke 38,000 Alcohol 45,000 HIV/AIDS 32,600 Suicide 31,000 Homicide 21,000 Drugs 14,200
  3. 3. Tobacco Kills More Americans Each Year Than Alcohol, Cocaine, Crack, Heroin, Homicide, Suicide, Car Accidents, Fires and AIDS combined : (Chart of health effects- to be scanned in)
  4. 4. What are the tobacco-related diseases that are contributing to all these deaths?
  5. 5. Tobacco use: The single largest cause of preventable death.
  6. 6. Arteriosclerosis & Atherosclerosis: Healthy artery Damaged artery
  7. 7. Heart Attack: Quitting smoking rapidly reduces the risk of coronary heart disease Torn heart wall: R esult of over-worked heart muscle Smokers are twice as likely as Nonsmokers to have a heart attack
  8. 8. Peripheral Vascular Disease
  9. 9. Stroke: This brain shows stroke damage, which can cause death or severe mental or physical disability
  10. 10. Emphysema: Healthy lung Emphysematic lung <ul><li>Symptoms Include </li></ul><ul><li>Shortness of breath </li></ul><ul><li>Chronic cough </li></ul><ul><li>Wheezing </li></ul><ul><li>Anxiety </li></ul><ul><li>Weight loss </li></ul><ul><li>Ankle, feet and leg swelling </li></ul><ul><li>fatigue </li></ul>
  11. 11. Lung Cancer: The uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in one or both lungs Lung cancer kills more people than any other type of cancer
  12. 12. Fetal Damage: <ul><li>Fetal Smoking Syndrome: </li></ul><ul><li>Birth defects </li></ul><ul><li>Premature stillbirth </li></ul><ul><li>Low birthweight </li></ul><ul><li>Prone to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome </li></ul><ul><li>Lowered immune capacity </li></ul>
  13. 13. Laryngeal Cancer <ul><li>Symptoms: </li></ul><ul><li>Persistent hoarseness </li></ul><ul><li>Chronic sore throat </li></ul><ul><li>Painful swallowing </li></ul><ul><li>Pain in the ear </li></ul><ul><li>Lump in the neck </li></ul>Over 80% of deaths from laryngeal cancer are linked to smoking
  14. 14. Dental Problems: Above : Cavities Below: Gingivitis Overall poor oral health <ul><li>Common Consequences: </li></ul><ul><li>Stained teeth </li></ul><ul><li>Gum inflammation </li></ul><ul><li>Black hairy tongue </li></ul><ul><li>Oral cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Delayed healing of the gums </li></ul>
  15. 15. Consequences of chewing tobacco : Leukoplakia Oral cancer
  16. 16. Secondhand smoke:
  17. 17. Chemical Box: <ul><li>What’s in Tobacco? </li></ul><ul><li>Tar: black sticky substance used to pave roads </li></ul><ul><li>Nicotine: Insecticide </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon Monoxide: Car exhaust </li></ul><ul><li>Acetone: Finger nail polish remover </li></ul><ul><li>Ammonia: Toilet Cleaner </li></ul><ul><li>Cadmium: used batteries </li></ul><ul><li>Ethanol: Alcohol </li></ul><ul><li>Arsenic: Rat poison </li></ul><ul><li>Butane: Lighter Fluid </li></ul>
  18. 18. If smoking is so bad for us, why do we start?
  19. 22. Tobacco Myths <ul><li>Myth: Clove cigarettes are less harmful than regular cigarettes. </li></ul><ul><li>Myth: Cigars are safe </li></ul><ul><li>Myth: It’s OK to smoke as long as it’s a “natural” cigarette </li></ul>Conclusion : All tobacco products are addictive (which takes your independence away), cause cancer, and harm non-smokers all around you. The average tobacco user is addicted for seven years before they can finally kick this enslaving habit!
  20. 23. What is a cigar? <ul><li>A cigar has larger amounts of tobacco than a cigarette </li></ul><ul><li>A cigar is tobacco rolled up in a tobacco leaf </li></ul><ul><li>A cigar does not have a filter </li></ul>
  21. 24. Cigar Use: Using beauty and fame to promote a dirty, devastating habit
  22. 25. What is marijuana? <ul><li>A drug obtained from the flowering tops of the female cannabis or hemp plant </li></ul>
  23. 26. What is a blunt? <ul><li>A blunt is when you take a cigar and </li></ul><ul><li>slice it open removing the tobacco and </li></ul><ul><li>replacing it with marijuana. </li></ul>
  24. 27. Hookahs: <ul><li>Not safer than regular tobacco smoke. </li></ul><ul><li>Causes the same diseases </li></ul><ul><li>Raises the risk of lip cancer, spreading infections like tuberculosis. </li></ul><ul><li>Users ingest about 100 times more lead from hookah smoke than from a cigarette. </li></ul>
  25. 28. Think About Quitting <ul><li>Pick a quit date </li></ul><ul><li>Keep a record of why, when, where and with whom you smoke </li></ul><ul><li>Get support and encouragement from your family, friends, and health providers. </li></ul><ul><li>Join a quit group: call 981-5330 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>QuitNow@ci.berkeley.ca.us </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Get individual counseling: 1-800-NO-BUTTS </li></ul>
  26. 29. The Quit Plan: <ul><li>Treat yourself well </li></ul><ul><li>Drink lots of water </li></ul><ul><li>Change your routines </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce stress </li></ul><ul><li>Deep breathing </li></ul><ul><li>Regular exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Do something enjoyable every day </li></ul><ul><li>Increase non-smoking social support </li></ul><ul><li>Other ideas? </li></ul>
  27. 30. Get Medication and Use It Correctly <ul><li>Talk to your health care provider about which medication will work for you: </li></ul><ul><li>Available by prescription: </li></ul><ul><li>Zyban (Wellbutrin, Bupropion) </li></ul><ul><li>Nicotine Inhaler </li></ul><ul><li>Nicotine Nasal Spray </li></ul><ul><li>Available over-the-counter: </li></ul><ul><li>Nicotine Patch (Has an increase in efficacy when combined with Zyban) </li></ul><ul><li>Nicotine Gum and lozenge </li></ul>

×