HARMFUL EFFECTS OF TOBACCO ON YOUR HEALTH
The deathly effects of cigarette smoking have been well versed throughout the world. The facts are not hidden anymore. Smoking culminates in possible death. The death in majority of cases is due to lung cancer. In other rare cases cancers of oral cavity, ovarian cancers, testicular cancers and hepatic cancers can also invade life.
WHAT DO THE RESEARCHES SAY?
It is a confirmed and established fact that SMOKING KILLS. But how was it proven, ever wondered? It took a long time initially to study the pathway and mechanism by which it destroys the respiratory canal.
After 1950 when the first relation was made between lung cancer and smoking, many researches were made to establish this relation. After twenty years of hard work and millions of scientists towards the cause the relation was successfully established and a warning was issued globally regarding this social evil that became the cause of so many precious lives.
WHAT ACTIVE AGENT DOES CIGARETTE CONTAIN WHICH IS SO DANGEROUS FOR HEALTH?
Tobacco and nicotine and other narcotics are the basic agents of cigarettes that cause Central nervous depression and result in death as well as severe mental and physical changes.
Heart, kidney, liver and lungs are most commonly affected from, chronic tobacco use. It is a major risk factor for heart attacks. COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases) are a major deadly result of tobacco use.
Peripheral vascular diseases and hypertension are also major results that can occur. Tobacco is addictive and should be avoided at all costs.
SINGLE-MOST PREVENTABLE CAUSE OF DEATH:
According to Centre of Disease Control and Prevention in United States, cigarette smoking has been termed as the single most cause of death in developed countries that can be prevented beforehand. About smoking, it states:
“The single most important preventable risk to human health in developed countries and an important cause of premature death worldwide.”
SOCIAL EVIL OF SOCIETY:
Smoking can kill as it contains harmful substances that are hazardous to health and cause instant metaplasia of the respiratory tract of the body. The linings of the nasal mucosa, pharynx, trachea, bronchi and the lungs are affected and the normal environment of these tracts change variably.
It is a social evil of society as people indulge in it from early age. Early age smoking is more hazardous. It causes sure death.
GLOBAL DEATHS DUE TO SMOKING:
Smoking causes worldwide innumerable deaths. These deaths can be prevented as stated by the researches. An estimated 6 million people die due to rash use of tobacco. Tobacco killings have taken about millions of life in the 20th century.