by:erica lira

how tobacco affects your body?

  • Nicotine makes you feel good when you are smoking, but it can make you anxious, nervous, moody, and depressed after you smoke.
  • Tobacco causes bleeding gums (gum disease) and cancers of the mouth and throat.
  • Tobacco can cause emphysema (lung disease) and lung cancer.
  • Smoking causes dry, yellow skin and wrinkles.

facts about tobacco

  • Each day, more than 3,200 people under 18 smoke their first cigarette, and approximately 2,100 youth and young adults become daily smokers.
  • On average, smokers die 13 to 14 years earlier than nonsmokers.
  • Smokers are 30% to 40% more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than nonsmokers.
  • More than 100,000 of the smoking-caused deaths over the last 50 years were of babies who died from SIDS.
  • While only 5.4% of adult nonsmokers in the United States lived with someone who smoked inside their home, 18.2% of children (aged 3–11 years) lived with someone who smoked inside their home in 2007–2008.

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