Smoking by Kayleece Alcala

Be Smart Dont Start

Health Risks

  1. Smoking causes lung cancer
  2. Tobacco causes 5 million deaths per year
  3. Smoking increases the risk of heart disease by 2-4 times
  4. Smoking causes coronary heart disease
  5. Smoking causes kidney cancer
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  • Cigarette smoke contains over 4,000 chemicals
  • Nicotine in small doses acts as a stimulant to the brain
  • In large doses Nicotine's a depressant
  • It inhibits the flow of signals between nerve cells
  • Nicotine reaches your brain in six seconds
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Ways to quit

  1. Don't start
  2. Chew sunflower seeds, gum, or candy
  3. Take nicotine replacements
  4. Do yoga
  5. Avoid triggers
  6. Change your routine
  7. Do at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day
  8. Have lots of support
  9. Find a new hobby
  10. Drink tea
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