Harmful Effects In Smoking

If you don`t kill Smoking.... Smoking will kill you.

Poisons In a Cigarette

Acetone- removes nail polish

Ammonia- household cleaner

Arsenic-used in rat poisons and bullets

Butane- Gas; used in lighter fluid

Carbon Monoxide- Poisonous gas

Cadmium- used in batteries

Cresol- used in making bombs

Cyanide- Deadly poison; used in making chemical weapons

DDT- a banned insecticide

Lead- Heavy metal; used to make plumbing and other pipes; poisonous in high doses

Formaldehyde- used to preserve dead bodies

Polonium- radioactive; very deadly

Vinyl Chloride- used in making PVC pipes; known to cause cancer


Some diseases you can get from tobacco, or smoking are very deadly. some include:






People can age faster, and die quicker from smoking

Male and female smokers lose an average of 13.2 and 14.5 years of life, respectively.

According to the results of a 50 year study of 34,486 male British doctors, at least half of all lifelong smokers die earlier as a result of smoking.

Smokers are three times as likely to die before the age of 60 or 70 as non-smokers.

In the United States, cigarette smoking and exposure to tobacco smoke accounts for roughly one in five, or at at least 443,000 premature deaths annually.

To put this into context, in the US alone, tobacco kills the equivalent of three jumbo jets full of people crashing every day, with no survivors. On a worldwide basis, this equates to a single jumbo jet every hour.


Immediate effects

Users report feelings of relaxation, sharpness, calmness, and alertness. Those new to smoking may experience nausea, dizziness, and rapid heart beat. Generally, the unpleasant symptoms will eventually vanish over time, with repeated use.The body builds tolerance to the chemicals in the cigarettes, such as nicotine.

Relationships when smoking

Medical researchers have found that smoking is a preditor of divorce. Smokers have a 53% greater chance of divorce than nonsmokers


Inhalation of tobacco smoke causes several immediate responses within the heart and blood vessels. Within one minute the heart rate begins to rise, increasing by as much as 30 percent during the first 10 minutes of smoking. Carbon monoxide in tobacco smoke exerts its negative effects by reducing the blood’s ability to carry oxygen. Both of these conditions can become permanent with the use of cigarettes


Smoking seems to cause a higher relative influenza-risk in older populations than in younger populations. In a prospective study of community-dwelling people 60–90 years of age, during 1993, of the people, 23% of smokers had clinical influenza as compared with 6% of non-smokers.



Tobacco is also linked to susceptibility to infectious diseases, particularly in the lungs. Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day increases the risk of tuberculosis by two to four times.
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