Physical Effects Of Tobacco Use

By: Cooper Gilliland

Harmful to you health

* smoking can cause all kinds of effects to your body such as


* EFFECTS ON THE BRAIN

* Nicotine, the drug that makes tobacco addictive, goes to your brain very quickly.

  • *Nicotine makes you feel good when you are smoking, but it can make you anxious, nervous, moody, and depressed after you smoke.
  • *Using tobacco can cause headaches and dizziness.
  • *EFFECTS ON THE MOUTH
  • *Tobacco stains your teeth and gives you bad breath.

  • *Tobacco ruins some of your taste buds, so you won't be able to taste your favorite foods as well.
  • *Tobacco causes bleeding gums (gum disease) and cancers of the mouth and throat.

  • *EFFECTS ON THE HEART

    *Smoking increases your heart rate and blood pressure and causes heart disease and heart attacks.

  • *If you try to do activities like exercise or play sports, your heart has to work harder to keep up.

  • *EFFECTS ON THE LUNGS

    *Smokers have trouble breathing because smoking damages the lungs.

  • *If you have asthma, you can have more frequent and more serious attacks.

  • *EFFECTS ON THE SKIN

    *Smoking causes dry, yellow skin and wrinkles.

  • *The smell sticks to your skin.

  • *EFFECTS ON YOUR MUSCLES

    *Less blood and oxygen flows to your muscles, which causes them to hurt more when you exercise or play sports.

    "How Tobacco Affects Your Body." How Tobacco Affects Your Body. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Mar. 2015.

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    "How Tobacco Affects Your Body." How Tobacco Affects Your Body. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Mar. 2015.

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