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...
Teens have a difficult enough time making decisions and organizing their lives, but adding alcohol to the mix will only make matters worse; their bodies are still developing, and they are still learning to be adults. Teens already struggle deciding what clubs to join, what colleges to apply for, what college to attend, what to major in, and much more. Teens should not be allowed to legally drink because alcohol consumption can affect their health and
Well, in my research I had found out that according to Rebecca Dudczak the one reason was that Pometheus experiences consequences from power and enlightenment,(Dudczak) just as Victor Frankenstein does in the novel. Experiencing consequesnes is the first reason Frankenstein is considered The Modern Prometheus. The inquiry for power and enlightenment and not being precautious of what could happen if you temper with the laws of nature. The consequences in Frankenstein can be compared with the original story Prometheus because there is an abundance of tragedy in this story and it seems to repeat itself as it does in Prometheus. The monster continues to strangle and kill multiple people and the bird continues to attack and eat the liver of prometheus.
Lowering the drinking age will give these teens the responsibility that some of them are looking for. The drinking age within the United States should be lowered to allow people to begin legally consuming alcohol at the age of 18 as a measure to combat binge drinking, to boost the economy, and to be more reflective of an 18 year old person's status as an adult. Lowering the drinking age to 18 years old can diminish the thrill of breaking the law by underage drinking. There is a lot of excitement that some kids feel knowing they are breaking the law and most likely not going to get caught. Not wanting to admit to drinking “…Which can make rebellious teenagers sneak off to basements and backwoods to binge drink far from adult supervision” (CNN).
Everyone makes decisions and choices they regret, and some of these choices have a negative impact on people and their futures. Dropping out of high school because one is stressed, smoking and drinking because it is viewed as cool and a way to fit in, or even going to that next step with your significant other as a teen, are examples of choices facing teenagers in the united states. All of these things can lead to negative outcomes for one’s future. Alcohol leads to abuse, alcoholism, and a lot of medical issues. Sex can cause pregnancy and pregnancy may lead to abortion, which also causes other serious medical issues and even death.
"Underage smoking (under age 18) is not only unhealthy, it is illegal. If caught, you will pay a heavy fine." In addition teen smokers can fall into addiction almost by accident. "One in three adolescents who are "just experimenting "end up being addicted by the time they are 20 years old." So smoking is very heavy with disadvantages, won't you
Early School Start Times Most adolescents don’t get nearly the correct amount of sleep and the early school start times make it worse. Having school start later would have a great impact on teens’ overall health. Some people may say that teens should just go to sleep earlier, but its not that easy. Early school start times should be changed because they are dangerous, inconvenient, and it negatively affects body growth. Having an early school start time can be a huge threat to teens.
Alcohol does this by altering the actions of two major neurotransmitters in the brain and slows down the connections that happen within the mind and leads to a loss of cognitive function. In her article “Alcohol can rewire the teenage brain,” author Tara Haelle supports that teenage drinking is a growing concern and accounts for 11 percent of all alcohol consumption in the United States alone. The drinking age of 21 is partly due to state and federal statutes but, also because one’s brain doesn’t stop developing until then. Exposure to alcohol in adolescent years can permanently alter brain chemistry. Drinking during this critical period of development may lead to permanent damage that can linger for the duration of a person’s life.
Drug abuse also affects education in a bad way because learners are taught about how drugs affect their bodies, families and society around them. Even though learners receive this education about drugs they choose to turn a blind eye on this because they still go ahead and do drugs and once they become addicted to these drugs they end up dropping out of school. Education is negatively affected by drug abuse because the percentage of learners who abuse drugs increases as time goes by which means the percentage of school drop outs will also increase as time goes by meaning that education about drugs is pointless to the
In reality, drug addiction is a complex disease, and quitting takes more than good intentions or a strong will. In fact, quitting is difficult, even for those who are ready to do so. Katerin and her little brother Albaro, lived in their hometown Albuquerque, New Mexico during Katerin’s sophomore year in High School. This story is a hard but true story that not only affect Katerin but her whole family. As you may already know, drugs can be some of the best things known to mankind-they solve illnesses, provide some relief from the killer pollen levels, and even stop that annoying nasal congestion you get in the winter season.
Overwhelming the results of seventy-seventy percent of the American public had disagreed with lowering the drinking age from twenty-one years old to a younger age. Furthermore, lowering the MLDA (Minimum Legal Drinking Age) to twenty-one would be irresponsible because medically drinking under twenty-one could interfere with early development with the brain and produce chronic problems in the future, such as greater vulnerability to addiction, reduce decision-making ability, memory loss, depression, violence, and even suicide. Also cause liver disease and cancer. In 2013, 71,713 of total liver disease among individuals aged 12 and older were 46.4 percent involved in alcohol.
She would be the last person I thought to do anything because her parents are/were addicted to drugs. Then again, there is always a reason we do these things, this was because her boyfriend did it, which she thinks she is in love with him, so ofcourse she is going to do what he says. It started with her telling me she only did it once, I could tell she was acting different, distant, sassy, espescially after I told her something would be done if she did it again. She got defensive about everything, depressed, she also weighs 70 pounds. I think when you first try something, you do not think much of it then and there but eventually you want more.
How and why does this happen? Remember that e-cigarettes include a heating unit to create nicotine steam. As that unit heats, it may suffer damage that can cause the unit to overheat. However, it can also cause damage to the battery unit that will cause it to explode and spread hot metal and battery acid when it does. Unfortunately e-cigarettes usually explode while being used and when right in somebody 's face.
Imagine how those numbers have rose in three years. Speaking on the matter on Oregon’s Public Broadcasting podcast “Thinking Out Loud” Deputy Health Officer Jennifer Vines states that “the adolescent brain is developing. It’s particularly susceptible to the effects of nicotine and we know from studies that nicotine effects the parts of the brain that have to do with intellectual function in the brains reward system.” This can cause many parents to be concerned about their child 's Inability to focus in school setting and obtain the work they are expected to. In response to this, the country is currently working on banning e-cigarette use wherever smoking is currently banned, prohibiting sales of e-cigarette products to minors and requiring licenses for retailers selling E cigarettes and other tobacco
Following this further, Recreational marijuana should not be legalized in all fifty states because it worsens a person’s medical and physical health through out their lifetime. Robert Margolis states in his article, “Legalizing Marijuana Would Harm Teens”, that Marijuana also contains more carcinogenic material than cigarettes and has been statistically linked to cancer. It also impairs the immune system 's ability to fight off diseases and infections. It increases the risk of a heart attack fourfold for the first hour after smoking it. Students who smoke marijuana get lower grades and are less likely to graduate from high school than their nonsmoking peers.