Causes and Effects of Smoking in Our Life

990 Words Jul 9th, 2018 4 Pages
Smoking has become one of the world’s main concerns after the realization of its effect on human health. Tobacco was first introduced by Native Americans. Tobacco was known to be harmless and a stress reliever. Eventually, smoking became popular all over the world and as normal as food. The increase in technology has brought out all the negative aspects and the side effects of smoking. Scientific analysis has proven that smoking is one of the main causes for death in the world. Since smoking has become a part of everyday life, quitting smoking has become even harder for those who are addicted. Advertisements and peer pressure cause smoking with its devastating, life-threatening effects. Advertisements in the past were responsible for …show more content…
According to “Teens Health,” “Smoking leads people to develop health problems like heart disease, stroke, emphysema, and many types of cancer, including lung, throat, stomach, and bladder cancer. People who smoke also have an increased risk of infections, like bronchitis and pneumonia.” The article has also provided many other problems a person may experience: rapid heartbeat, decreased circulation, greater risk of injury and slower healing time. Smoking affects the body's ability to produce collagen which will cause the body to heal more slowly in smokers than nonsmokers. Shortness of breath and an increased risk of illness with health problems that increases as you smoke more. These effects limit a person's ability to be normally active, and they can be fatal. Studies provided by the article have proven that in the United States, smoking was responsible for about one out of five deaths (“Teens”). Smoking is more designed to kill and not to help people’s health. This is the first thing every smoker has to understand. It can cause death in return for some relaxation that has been designed to do. Quitting this habit is not impossible but people need to stop and think before they start smoking. Advertisements on smoking have been banned after the realization of how badly smoking is affecting health. Cigarette manufacturers started to use anti-smoking warnings on the front of the cigarettes packets because of the
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