Risk Factors and Lifestyle Choices to Lower Risks
-cancer (lung, oral, throat, kidney, bladder, etc.)
-headaches and dizziness
-dry and yellow skin
-increases heart rate and blood pressure
-less blood and oxygen to your muscle
-narrows blood vessels
-effects the reproductive system
-can become anxious, nervous, moody, and depressed
-spending money on buying cigarettes
-smokers need to go outside
Lifestyle Choices to Lower Risks
2. Understand the attraction.
3. Say no to teen smoking.
4. Appeal to your teen's vanity.
5. Do the math.
6. Expect peer pressure.
7. Take addiction seriously.
8. Predict the future.
9. Think beyond cigarettes.
10. Get involved.