Smoking is Injurious to Health


Tobacco is Injurious to Health

It looks likes narrow cylinder shape, inside a cigarette containing burnable material were used such as tobacco plant, that leaves are rolled into thin paper for smoking.

When a person smoke it’s lead to cause disease such as heart attack, esectile dysfunction, lung cancer and it also kill half of long term smokers when compared by non-smokers.

Annually 1/5 person death due to cigarette smoking. When smokers compared to non-smokers, the life expectancy is less than 10 years from non-smokers. It contains above 7000 chemicals and some of the chemicals cause cancer.

Why Smoking is Injurious to Health?

It will be harmful, when the person is smoking it gives cancer of mouth, nose, trachea, stomach, larynx or oesophagus and also suffer from cancer of kidney, pancreas, cervix, bladder, blood and bone marrow.

Smoking also leads to type 2 diabetes it is also known as adult onset diabetes. When chemicals in cigarette injure cells to increase inflammation and it cause oxidative stress.

If a person, continuously smoke it weakening the immune system and also risk of flu and cold by bacterial, virus and some other infections.

It damaged blood vessels to thicken and narrower. During pregnancy, it could endanger the foetus. It also cause rheumatoid arthritis due to smoking.

Smoking can increase to have stroke and it cause brain damage and death. Tobacco chemicals increase the heart problems and cardiovascular diseases. Thick and narrow blood vessels increase blood pressure and heart rate.

Smoking weaken the bone and brittle and after the bone fracture it’s impair bone healing. It causes inflammation and reduce immune system in the body. Such conditions are Rheumatoid arthritis, crohn’s disease, systemic lupus erythematosus and ulcerative colitis.

Smoking obviously more affect in lungs. The most common lung conditions of smoking is three and they are

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Emphysema
  • Chronic bronchitis


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