Smoking harms nearly organ of the body. Smoking affects everything from the functioning of organs to the efficiency of the body's immune system. The effects of cigarette smoking are destructive and widespread. Smoking causes many diseases and reduces the health of smokers in general. In the United States, “smoking accounts for an estimated 90% of all lung cancer deaths in men and 80% of all lung cancer deaths in women and an estimated 90% of all deaths from chronic obstructive lung disease are caused by smoking”.
Research Paper There are many things that are detrimental to our health. Some of these things are natural, like viruses and bacteria and some of these things are man-made, like guns and cigarettes. Why would we create things that could ultimately kill us? People are driven by all sorts of things and one of the biggest things is greed. Tobacco, and specifically cigarettes, have been the most detrimental, but preventable thing to our health in the United States for the years they have been around.
A research of “American Lung Association and American Heart Association” reviewed by “Elizabeth Klodas, MD, FACC” on May 08, 2012. http://www.webmd.com/hypertension-high-blood-pressure 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.
ETS can cause problems like bronchitis, pneumonia, middle ear disease, and asthma. In the family car many children are exposed to ETS. In previous studies and survey’s it is found that over half of the smokers, smoke in the car when children are present. Each year all over the world people die from heart diseases caused by ETS. And this is only Second hand smoke.
It has been the most deadliest drug for years. Importantly, there are many effects from smoking tobacco, such as cardiovascular effects which affects your heart. your blood pressure goes up which may increase chances of blood clots , and the nicotine causes blood vessels to constrict and increase chances of a heart attack or stroke. Williams 2 Tobacco also has an effect on the skin, because nicotine has constrained your blood vessels, nutrients don’t get distributed properly. Your skin loses oxygen and minerals, which can cause premature aging.
Cigarettes are bad for anyone who smokes them. It is also a very costly habit. You may lose all your money before you know it, and you’re not even spending it on something that will last. Why pay extra money to the government? With the high taxation of cigarettes, you're basically donating your money to them.
Griffin Hayes Mr. Guay English 10 Honors 11/7/14 Should Cigarette Smoking Be Banned? Meet Anna, a five year old girl who lost her father to lung cancer. Like Anna’s father, cigarette smoking is a known leading cause of lung cancer and death for about 159,260 people in the United States this year so far ("How Many People Get Lung Cancer?"). Lung cancer has caused about 27% of all cancer deaths but can be prevented if we ban the smoking of cigarettes. Cigarette smoking has caused lung cancer to many smokers and even non-smokers.
Cigarette causing diseases are one of the top most preventable types of diseases there is in the world. Some of the major diseases and health issues that smoking is known to cause for smokers are cancer, lung disease, heart disease, strokes, and diabetes (“Fast”). Smoking can also affect your blood pressure. It causes arterial stiffness which in turn causes an elevation in the smokers’ central blood pressure (Takami, Takeshi, and Yoshihiko Saiko). A study was done that showed in smokers of 15 years or more, bone resorption (destruction) was significantly
Inhaling secondhand smoke causes lung cancer in nonsmoking adults. About 3,000 lung cancer deaths occur each year among adult nonsmokers. Secondhand smoke causes disease and premature death in nonsmoking adults and children. Children exposed to secondhand smoke are at risk of SIDS, ear infections, cold, pneumonia, bronchitis, and severe asthma. Secondhand smoke slows the growth of children's lungs and can cause them to cough wheeze, and feel breathless.
In the world, 5.4 million people died of smoking cigarettes in 2010. When I was fourteen years old, one of my cousins died of heart attack, which was caused by smoking cigarettes. His heart stopped one day because of smoking cigarettes. Additionally, smokers inhale less than nonsmokers because smoking affects the amount of oxygen the lungs introduce into the blood. It also affects the lining of the lungs so that they cannot absorb as much from the air breathed