The Negative Effects of Smoking Cigarettes Essay

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Smoking cigarettes can be very harmful to your life with so many health issues, such as heart disease, cancer and emphysema. Some people think it’s not a huge issue smoking cigarettes but it’s a great way to lose ten years of your life. You lose lots of money, a lifetime of health issues, and cause you to have yellowing of the teeth and bad breath .There is way too many health risks involved to start using this drug. Say no to cigarettes you will be healthier in the end then to continue on this wrongful path. It’s not that easy to quit smoking cigarettes, it can be very hard especially for many people who have been smoking for years. Many people are addicted to this drug because of the nicotine that’s in the tobacco, which is very…show more content…
Although teens that started smoking at the age of 18 didn’t plan on getting addicted to this drug, it happens. Some say it would be easy to not start smoking cigarettes or just be in plain disgust. Many people don’t know how hard it is to quit smoking, until they have been there. I would know because I am a prime user of this product. I didn’t mean to get addicted but I was trying something new and trying to be cool, and there is no way to turn back. Words cannot even explain the disappointment on my dad’s face when he found out. Somehow the excuses kept pouring out whenever someone asked why I smoked; people didn’t like the answer I gave them. Felt badly for my grandma she was even mad at me to but I really could less. Even though I know the health risk that are involved I still can’t put down that cigarette. Before I started smoking I used to be one of those people who couldn’t stand the smell, seeing a cigarette, or even be around cigarette smoke. Also growing up I said I would never smoke and just gagged at the thought of putting a cigarette in my mouth. Even though I would like to quit smoking as a smoker it’s very hard to quit. If I don’t stop now I will end up in with cancer or breathing out of an oxygen mask with many health issues. There are no physical reasons to start smoking. The body doesn't need tobacco the way it needs food, water, sleep, and exercise (Smoking). So why start smoking?
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