Tobacco

By Bethany

Definition of Tobacco

Tobacco is a type of leaves of an American plant, which are used for smoking or chewing.

Why Do People Smoke

There can be many reasons why people choose to smoke.

Some of these reasons may be:


  • Peer Presser
  • Out of curiosity



Tobacco helps relives stress

Short Term Effects of Tobacco

Tobacco is deadly, dangerous and unhealthy which can have long term and short term effects. When a person inhales a cigarette, the body immediately responds to the chemicals in smoke. Inside smokes is Nicotine which causes a short-term increase in blood pressure, heart rare, and the flow of blood from the heart, as well as causing the arteries, which are the muscular- walled tubes helping the circulation system by which blood, to narrow. Also in smokes are Carbon monoxide which reduces the amount of oxygen the blood can carry.

Long Term Effects of Tobacco

Tobacco does not just effect the present, but it also has some long term effects. Some of the long term that can happen is heart disease, strokes along with cancer of the lungs, mouth, bladder, kidneys and throat. Every time someone smokes it makes them die 3 minuets faster than they should.

Why People Don't Choose to Smoke

People choose not to smoke for many reasons. Some of those these reasons: they could know someone who smokes, has smoked, has cancer from smoking or knows someone who has died. They also could have studied smoking or just knows how bad it is for them.

Smoking Addictive

If you smoke or know someone who smokes the best thing to do is to tell them the dangers of smoking and help them quit, by going to our local heath care people.

Local Heath Care

Health care is important if you want to quit. If you know many health care places you should go to a chemist and ask them.

Suggestions on How to Quit

There are many ways to quit like visiting a health care place and using speail avertived products.

Commet on Social

The social status of smoking used to be very popular, by now it is not very poplar at all.

Historical Perspective on Smoking

Around 2,00 years ago tobacco began to be chewed and smoked. Tobacco was very poplar by 1700. In 1950 and 1960 there was a series of major medical reports that conformed that smoking causes deceases.