Essay about The Effects of Snuff Use on the Body’s Health

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Introduction The use of snuff is widespread in the recent years, especially among male adolescents and young adults. Snuff was first introduced in Europe in the 17th century and it was inhaled through the nostrils in dry form, but nowadays most snuff is moist and taken orally (Asplund, 2002). Snuff use, as an issue, has been a great concern to many researchers. A handful of studies have been conducted in this area to find out the factors that may contribute to such a phenomenon as well as to identify its impact on the body’s health. Snuff users are at risk of many diseases such as heart disease, blood pressure and cardiovascular diseases (Asplund, K, 2001; & Wickholm, Galanti, Soder, & Gilljam, 2003). On the other hand, many …show more content…
Introduction The use of snuff is widespread in the recent years, especially among male adolescents and young adults. Snuff was first introduced in Europe in the 17th century and it was inhaled through the nostrils in dry form, but nowadays most snuff is moist and taken orally (Asplund, 2002). Snuff use, as an issue, has been a great concern to many researchers. A handful of studies have been conducted in this area to find out the factors that may contribute to such a phenomenon as well as to identify its impact on the body’s health. Snuff users are at risk of many diseases such as heart disease, blood pressure and cardiovascular diseases (Asplund, K, 2001; & Wickholm, Galanti, Soder, & Gilljam, 2003). On the other hand, many researchers have investigated the difference between snuff’s and Cigarettes’ effects on the health of the body. This literature review aims to shed light on the effects of snuff use on the body’s health. It is divided into two sections, the first of which deals with the effects of snuff use, and the second one is about the difference between cigarettes’ and snuff’s effects on the health of the body ( Wickholm , Galanti, Soder, & Gilljam, 2003).

Statistics have shown that the issue of snuff use is increasingly growing up and more people are starting to use snuff every day all around the world. Snuff is defined as a material comes in a dry form and it is inhaled through the nostrils (Asplund, 2002). There are two types of snuffs,
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