Monday, November 9, 2009

Smoking Effects on the Human Body

Toxic ingredients in cigarette causes damage in several ways, smoke travel throughout the body.
I has been found that Nicotine reaches the brain within 10 seconds after smoke is inhaled. even in every part of the body and in breast milk.
Carbon monoxide binds to hemoglobin in red blood cells, preventing affected cells from carrying a full load of oxygen.
Cancer-causing agents (carcinogens) in tobacco smoke will damage important genes that control the growth of cells.
The carcinogen benzo(a)pyrene binds to cells in the most major organs of smokers.
Smoking affects the function of the immune system and may increase the risk for respiratory and other infections.
There are several likely ways that cigarette smoke does its damage. contributing to the development of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and etc.
The body produces antioxidants to help repair damaged cells. Smokers have lower levels of antioxidants in their blood than do nonsmokers.
Smoking is associated with higher levels of chronic inflammation, another damaging process that may result in oxidative stress.
cigars have around 4000 toxic substances in them. of this 200 are cancer causing substance. a cigar reduces life span by 14 minutes. smokers lose 22-26 years of their life.

"Smoking is injurious to Health"

1 comment:

  1. Smoking is one of the dangerous thing for human which causes many diseases like lung cancer, mouth cancer etc. The effects of smoking are really bad and people should avoid smoking cigarette to protect their life against dangerous diseases.