don't go up in smoke
When you are smoking you are putting toxins in your body and it can have severe effects to your lungs and your overall health. Stay healthy by avoiding these health risks by either quitting or not smoking at all!
Role Models Who have Successfully Quit Smoking: Some actors have started smoking, and successfully quit smoking, some of these actors include:
- Matt Damon
- Jennifer Aniston
- Anthony Hopkins
Risks of Smoking
There are many health risks that come with smoking, some of these include:
- Lung Cancer, and secondhand smoke Lung Cancer
- Contributes to heart problems
- Can cause asthma to yourself or people around you
- If pregnant, it can cause future problems with unborn children
Smoking can lead to addiction due to the nicotine in cigarettes. To avoid this addiction it is easiest to stay away from smoking all together and the causes of smoking. Some of these causes are:
- Peer Pressure: This cause is usually seen in younger age group. If you are hanging out with people who smoke you are more likely to start smoking rather than if you hang out with people who do not smoke.
- Family: If a family member like a parent or sibling starts smoking or has smoked for an extended period of time you are more likely to follow in their footsteps and start smoking as well.
- Smoking Ads: Ads for smoking is a cause a higher amount of people to try cigarettes because it gives a positive view of smoking and shows that it is socially acceptable and that it is fun and worth all the health risks.