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What is smoking?
Smoking is a practice in which a substance is most commonly tobacco is burned and the smoke can be tasted or inhaled.
What happens to your mouth when you smoke
- causes you to have VERY bad breath
- yellow teeth/discoloration
- gum disease
- tooth loss
- loss of taste
- oral cancer
A list of what could happen to you by smoking
Smoking around your kids can cause your kids to have asma!-passive smoker. Smoking is the number one cause of death! You also can get a chronic disease due to smoking. It harms mostly every organ in your body. Mostly 443,000 people in the United States die each year from smoking cigarettes.
Smoking while pregnant
When your smoking during pregnancy, all that toxic brew gets into your bloodstream, your babies only source of oxygen and nutrients. The most serious complications, including stillbirth is premature delivery and low birth weight can be chalked up to the fact that nicotine and carbon monoxide work together to reduce your babies supply of oxygen. Nicotine chokes off oxygen by narrowing blood vessels throughout your entire body, including the ones in the umbilical cord. It is a little like forcing your baby to breathe through a narrow straw. The worst part is the red blood cells that carry oxygen start to pick up molecules of carbon monoxide instead. Eventually that narrow straw does not even hold as much oxygen as it should, therefore you baby in side your stomach could die. And maybe so can you.
Poisons in a cigarette
- Carbon Monoxide
- Vinyl Chloide