Tobacco Products

Do You Know What It Does To Your Body?

Cigarettes



  • Smoking causes bronchitis, a disease which causes couching, and soreness in the chest.
  • Cigarettes have carcinogens that make cells divide and mutate at an abnormal rate, in other words, cancer.
  • Emphysema is when air sacs in lungs can loose elasticity and causes major breathing problems, another one of many diseases caused by cigarettes. It's unalterable.
  • Plaque can build up in the arteries, which are called Atherosclerosis, causes heart attacks and strokes.
  • Urea is a chemical found in urine is added to cigarettes for flavor.
  • Tar can build up in lungs from smoking.

How Smoking Affects the Body on 'The Doctors'

Chewing Tobacco

  • When you use chewing tobacco for a period of time, white, leathery, pre-cancerous sores develop on your gums called leukoplakia.
  • Nicotine is in tobacco products that make it very addictive and difficult to stop.
  • Adolescents who use chewing tobacco have a possibility of smoking cigarettes in the future.
  • Chewing tobacco contains 28 known carcinogens.

Poisons in a Cigarette

  • Acetone
  • Ammonia
  • Arsenic
  • Butane
  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Cadmium
  • Cresol
  • Cyanide
  • DDT
  • Lead
  • Formaldehyde
  • Polonium
  • Vinyl Chloride
  • And many more!