Smoking Causes and Effects Essay

989 WordsMay 4, 20114 Pages
Smoking has become a trend in today’s world, even though people know how harmful it is. Smoking causes are obvious it will ruin your health and give you series of health issues. In America 85% teenagers first start smoking from the age of fifteen and sixteen, smoking tobacco is really addicting. Smoking causes heart diseases, blood pressure, series of cancers such as, lung cancer, mouth cancer and throat cancer. I have noticed that many people in my relatives who smoked all their youth quit smoking in their forties after experiencing heart attacks. Some of the people don’t even quit after they realize they are having health issues. This is all because of being addicted to nicotine. There are several brands of cigarettes and people assume…show more content…
Every smoker has different reasons to smoke such as showing off to public that I am smoking or to look cool. Precaution is better than cure, but yet no one will follow that till they are in a stage of being cure and not being aware that cancer is not curable. Many people lack knowledge about what is going to happen after months and years of smoking. Cancer can make you look hideous and there is a stage where people regret smoking but it becomes too late for them to go back and change their decisions. Occasionally smoking is also not so great yet affecting same as regular smoking. Instead of relieving stress by smoking tobacco a person should do regular exercise which surely will reduce stress and keeps your heath well maintained. Rarely people smoke alone at their first time, it’s all on the friend circle the person is with, such as hanging out with smokers will off course make you a chain smoker and it has been now like a tradition seeming like it will carry on to young teens who hangout with the wrong people. Smoking is not legalized till you are the age of nineteen but yet we see young ones smoking and it’s sad to know how they will suffer later in life. Smoking gradually affects your whole body where a person starts realizing shortage of breathing or dry skin and headaches. There are some new ways of quitting in the market such as the nicotine gum and the patches but I believe they are costly and not yet helping, which makes people
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