Cause and Effect Paper Smoking

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c Most people know that smoking can cause lung cancer, but it can also cause many other cancers and illnesses. Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body. The most obvious effect is the deterioration of a smoker's health. This is not just for smokers but to nonsmokers too, because you do not have to have a cigarette in your hand to be smoking, for example, if your parents smoke you get second hand smoke which is technically the same thing because you are still inhaling smoke actually even more. Smoking increases the risk of lung disease, for instance, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) that is a collective term for a group of diseases such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis. In fact, the rate of decline in lung function can be three times the usual rate in smokers. As lung function declines, breathlessness begins. Another common problem that smoking causes is that it raises blood pressure, which can cause hypertension, and this is a risk factor for heart attacks and stroke. A research of “American Lung Association and American Heart Association” reviewed by “Elizabeth Klodas, MD, FACC” on May 08, 2012. says that about 30% of all deaths from heart disease in the U.S. are directly related to cigarette smoking. That's because smoking is a major cause of coronary artery disease, especially in younger people. Smokers are more likely to get cancer than non-smokers. This is particularly true of lung cancer, throat cancer and mouth cancer, which hardly ever affect non-smokers. The more cigarettes you smoke in a day, and the longer you have smoked, the higher your risk of lung cancer. As you can see smoking causes more problems than you imagine. This problems explained above are just health problems, but what about your appearance? Smoking causes halitosis that is noticeably unpleasant odors exhaled in

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