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teenage cigarette abuse

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Tiffany Gibson

on 18 September 2012

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By: Tiffany Gibson Teenage Cigarette Abuse Why do it? Teens think it will make them "cooler" or "popular" just because other kids do it. http://images.agoramedia.com/everydayhealth/gcms/pg-healthy-high-school-habits-from-readers-05-full.jpg Teen smoking is important to be addressed. Especially since 80% of all adult smokers now actually started as teenagers. Cigarettes can lead to more substance abuse. Social interaction Badge of honor Stand out Peer pressure Be noticed Boyfriend/girlfriend/friends
do it. Appearance after cigarette smoking. Girls who smoke are more likely to grow excess facial hair. Teens who smoke break out more. Discoloring of the teeth. Hair loss Bad breath Smelling like smoke. (clothes, hair, etc.) Stunt growth. Is it worth it? Bad Breath Anxiety Depression Discolored teeth Discolored skin Gum disease Tooth loss Hearing loss Vision problems Blindness Blood vessel disease Heart attacks Increased chance of lung cancer. Increased chance of heart disease. Health Issues Increased chance of oral cancer. Respiratory problems www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/tobacco/ndex.htm Non-smoker vs. Smoker's Lung According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
45% of students have tried smoking
18% smoked cigarettes at least 1 time during a 30 day study
6% smoked cigarettes 20 or more days during a 30 day study
5% smoked cigarettes on school property during a 30 day study
50% did not try to quit smoking during the 30 survey http://hollywoodlife.com/2011/10/14/lindsay-lohan-teeth-drugs/ http://www.malibubeachrecoveryblog.com/Cigarette.jpg http://www.nysmokefree.com/images/whatisincig.JPG Do you want this in your mouth? Where does the money go? http://www.health.com/health/condition-article/0,,20209268,00.html Smoking hurts more than your health. It hurts your wallet to. You could save hundreds if not thousands, of dollars each year. That money could be used much better than paying your life away, on something that could kill you. It could go toward college, a car, your future. http://kerjasampinganaja.blogsome.com/wp-admin/images/burning-money-cigarette.jpg http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-vWkoPXvEE7k/T-sQhR79ugI/AAAAAAAAA3Q/GmMWtRxoGAc/s1600/Tobacco+money+pays.jpg How to stop! Delay- Tell yourself "10 more minutes" then find
something else to do.
Don't have "just one"- You will be tempted to have another and another.
Avoid Triggers- Urges for tobacco. AVOID THEM!!
Get physical- Be active. Take your mind off the urge. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/nicotine-craving/SK00057 Smokers VS.
Non-Smokers Practice relaxation techniques.- Smoking may have been because of stress. Find a way to calm down.
Call reinforcements- Call a family member to help, talk about things.
Remember the benefits of quitting- Remember your goals you have.
Chew on it- Chew on gum, candy, nuts, sun flower seeds. http://whyquit.com/whyquit/linksaaddiction.html http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/tobacco-addiction http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/tobacco-addiction http://cigaretteaddictionhelp.com/ Smoking and Premature Death http://www.livestrong.com/article/223445-smoking-premature-death/ Around 443,000 Americans die
prematurely because of smoking,
and about 49,000 of the deceased are
nonsmokers who die prematurely because
of secondhand smoke. Smokers die almost
seven years earlier than nonsmokers,
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