Cigarette smoking is injurious to health

We often read and those who smoke also aware with that common line which is written on a  cigarette packet also “Cigarette smoking is injurious to health”. But has anyone bothered to think about the meaning of this? Cigarette smoking is one of the leading factor behind death and illness among peoplecigarette_smoking_effects

Cigarette not only causes air pollution but health hazards too. It is one of the main cause behind lung cancer. The smoke of a burning cigarette is really very dangerous. Not only the smoker is in danger but the other person who is standing nearby him is also at the same risk.

There are two forms of smoking, active and passive. In passive smoking one does not do smoking but is forcefully inhaling the smoke from the smoker nearby him. The passive smoking is also called Second hand smoking sometimes while in Active smoking one directly inhales the smoke by smoking.

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DISEASES CAUSED BY CIGARETTES

  1. Heart Disease
  2. High blood pressure
  3. Heart Strokes
  4. Lung Cancer
  5. Bronchitis
  6. Pneumonia
  7. Mouth Cancer
  8. Cancers in Mouth, Pancreas, Ovary, Food Pipe
  9. Burning Sensation
  10. Poor Circulation blood in the body and loss of appetite

WHAT IS ACTIVE SMOKING?

When someone smokes and directly inhales the smoke of cigarette in his body, then it is called active smoking. This is very harmful as the lungs get filled with carbon monoxide and smoke, and this can cause lungs cancer by making lungs week.

WHAT IS PASSIVE SMOKING?

When one takes inside smoke released by someone others cigarette then it is known as Passive smoking. This is also called second hand smoking. The passive smoker himself is not smoking but forced to  inhale it indirectly. This is very dangerous if the passive smoker is a kid. Kids and pregnant ladies are in more risk so they should be isolated from any kind of smoke.

WHAT ARE THE RISKS OF PASSIVE SMOKING?

It has become clear that a passive smoker is also at the same risk as that of an active smoker. The main risk of this kind of smoking is to small kids, lungs, heart, brain, pregnant ladies and their inborn baby also. Smoking should not be done at the time of pregnancy. Due to this the doctors also advice to quit smoking while pregnancy. If mother smokes while pregnancy then the chances are that her foetus will not develop properly. The milk production and it’s quality will also reduce. The child could die also in some cases.

IS PASSIVE SMOKING HARMFUL LIKE ACTIVE SMOKING?

Passive smoking can cause harmful effects and create the following symptoms like cough, headache, soreness of throat, Dizziness, irritation in eyes. If these effects are not seen initially and cured then the prolonged exposure of smoking can result into lung cancer, heart attack also.

HOW TO BE SAFE FROM PASSIVE SMOKING?

Although it is always better to avoid smoking for all. It will leave no scope for any kind of smoker whether active or passive. But if one can not do that then he should at least avoid others to become a victim of his smoking. Never smoke at home or in front of kids as they are very sensitive to the smoke. Do not smoke in the public area. Already the level of pollution is increasing day by day round the world, if you add your smoke also into this then that will worsen the condition.

 

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Summary

Cigarette slowly kills you and destroy your family. It directly affects lungs and those who are not smoking direcly can also be affected by this. There are two types of smoking, active and passive smoking, both are equally dangerous.

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