How Smoking Affects The Human Body

Posted on May 31, 2012

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Smoking affects many parts of the human body and in many ways.

Smoking causes human health to deteriorate, making it more difficult to recover from an illness.

Tobacco smoke is a pollutant, it produces second-hand smoke and causes air pollution.

Smoking is a leading cause of premature death; infact smoking is a major health risk factor.

These are some of the many ill effects of smoking on a person’s health:
Cancer
-Smoking is a leading cause of deaths due to cancer.
-Smoking causes neck larynx, lip and mouth cancer.
-Smoking causes, lung, colon and breast cancer.

Smoking is a major health risk factor

Smoking is a major cause of premature death. Tobacco smoke affects the human body in more ways than one.



Other Health Effects:

*Smoking can cause heart attacks, clog arteries and double the risk of a stroke.
*Smoking can lead to beurger disease, gangerene and amputation.
*Smoking can result in the loss of teeth and bad breath.
*Smoking can cause impotence, it can damage sperms and decrease fertility.
*Smoking can cause premature aging of the skin and even blindness.

NB-The photo and reference are from World Health Organization(WHO).

Smoking is an avoidable health risk factor than can be corrected by quitting. It is an important risk factor for non-communicable diseases.

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