Smoking is one of the worst things you could do, it’s pretty much suicidal, but people still do it. In the 90s smoking was very, it was normal for someone to smoke because every one did it. However, now smoking is not as popular because now we know what it does to you and how it affects your body. That doesn’t mean that nobody smokes, there are millions that smoke and we need to get people to stop before it’s too late. Today I’m going to tell you about the contents of a cigarette, effects of smoking, secondhand smoke, ways to quit smoking, and some facts about smoking that will change your mind about it.
This article written by Joe Nocera is a highly controversial topic within teens and young adults. The use of e-cigarettes has been scrutinized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a new found addiction. The CDC believes that e-cigarettes are just as dangerous as normal cigarettes and are a detriment to the public health. Throughout the paper, Nocera is illustrating to the reader that he is very one sided with his opinion. Necura believe that e-cigarettes are not harming the youth but acting as a diversion to smoking combustible cigarettes.
Everyone knows that smoking and chewing tobacco is bad for your health, but does everyone know exactly why they are bad. There is a great deal of things that tobacco does to the body and it all starts in the mouth. As many people know, smoking causes bad breath and tooth staining, but there are other effects that smoking and smokeless tobacco has on oral health. Dry mouth, periodontal disease, and oral cancer are some of the things that tobacco can cause in the oral cavity. Dry mouth, also known as xerostomia, is the result of having decreased amounts of saliva being produced by the salivary glands.
Vaping as an adolescent can lead to health issues in the future. E-cigarette liquid still contains the chemical nicotine. “Nicotine has known damaging effects: It’s addictive, toxic to developing fetuses and can harm brain development in children and young adults up to the age of 20” (Spector). This shows that when students introduce nicotine into their bodies at such a young age they can cause irreversible damage to their bodies that will hold them back from living a completely healthy life. “Propylene glycol, a chemical found in e-liquids, can irritate the eyes and airways...
98% of tobacco deaths are related to combustible products and the stats show that FDA approved methods do not help people quit. Smoking increases oral cancer risk by eight to ten times smoking causes leukoplakia on the underside of the tongue which can become cancerous. the risk of cancer is 1 out of 1,000. While nothing is “safe” it presents a lower risk of cancer than smoking does but the chance is still there and with some dips mostly wintergreens destroy the gums and cause gator lip or leukoplakia it is addictive people can say that it is and some say it helped them quit smoking and haven 't touched another cigarette. Which is good because cigarettes
The toxins from the chemicals used can cause many health problems, to the people that lives in the area of the drug being made. Taking small doses of this drug can cause the same physical effects as the other stimulant drugs. When taking methamphetamine for a long time, it can cause many opposed problems with your physical health. That includes severe weight loss, dental problems which is also known as “meth mouth,” and skin sores caused by scratching. In conclusion, methamphetamine is the most used and harmful drug.
Firstly, smoking is harmful to our health. Tobacco leaves have very complex chemicals in them over 2,000. When tobacco is chewed, these chemicals go directly into the body; when it is smoked, the only chemicals that are not taken into the body are those that have been changed or combined by burning into new chemical combinations. And once inside you, the physical weakening and disease begins (Ferrel, 2003). Despite of these facts people smoke.
One of the most known difference is that e-cigarettes do not contain tobacco. This is why most people choose vaping over smoking because the tobacco causes tar buildup, while the e-cigarettes do not do that. Also, e-cigarettes contain much less nicotine than cigarettes and cigars; “Nicotine is a highly addictive drug found in e-cigarettes. Withdrawal symptoms can happen when you quit using e-cigarettes. This can make it hard to quit using them.
The parents of the teen who died therefore sued Monster Beverages for causing their daughter’s death through wilfulness or negligence. 2.4 The article warns parents and teenagers about the dangers of energy drinks. The message is about the various health hazards that lead to hospitalization due to the consumption of energy drinks which contain high volumes of caffeine and folic acid. We as consumers trust the products that’s on the shelves of our local stores, but this article raises the question about how safe these drinks are and makes us wonder why it is still so easily available in the
Smoking and the E-Cigarette Revolution Few habits are as demonstrably harmful to human health as habitual inhalation of tobacco, which most commonly takes the form of cigarettes, but also includes products such as cigars, pipes and various forms of chewing tobacco. The primary addiction-forming agent in the smoking of tobacco is nicotine, the inhalation of which produces a heady rush to which smokers become addicted. In addition to nicotine, however, the inhalation of tobacco smoke also brings into the smokers body, and in particular gums and lungs, a variety of other toxic materials. These include ash, tar, and carbon monoxide, among others. Together, this toxic cocktail contributes to the development of a number of diseases, including cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cardiovascular disease (Misra, 2014, p. 2).