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Transcript of Tobacco
What happens when I quit?
According to http:/betobaccofree.hhs.gov, tobacco and nicotine are addictive like alcohol, cocaine, and heroine. When you stop smoking or cut back your tobaccoo use, you will experiance withdrawal. when going through withdrawal you may experience...
This up and down cycle repeats over and over, leading to addictions. addiction keeps people smoking even when they want to quit.
When you use tobacco products, nicotine is quickly absorbed into your blood stream. Within 10 seconds of entering your body, the nicotine enters your brain. It causes the brain to release adrenaline,creating a buzz of pleasure and energy.
The buzz fades quickly, and leaves you feeling tired, a little down, and wanting the buzz again. This feeling makes you light up the next cigarette. Since your body is able to build up a high tolerance to nicotine, you'll need to smoke more and more cigarettes in order to get the nicotine's pleasurable affects and prevent withdrawal symptoms.
Effects on the Body
Nicotine, found in all tobacco products, is a highly addictive drug that acts in the brain and throughout the body. Dip and chew tobacco contains more nicotine then cigarettes. Holding an average sized dip, in your mouth for thirty minutes can give you as much nicotine as smoking three cigarettes.
Why are cigarettes addictive?
Cigarette makers know that nicotine addiction helps sell their products. Cigarettes today deliver more nicotine more quickly then ever before. Tobacco companies also use additives and chemicals to make them more addictive.
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And if you're killed you have lost an important part of your life.
Cravings for ciggarettes and other sources of nicotine
Why is nicotine addictive?
Using two cans of snuff a week gives you as much nicotine as someone who smokes one and a half packs of cigarettes a day.
1. Causes lung cancer
2. One can suffer from cardiovascular diseases by smoking.
3. Very addictive, causes high blood pressure, and slows down circulation.
4. Stains teeth and is bad for dental care.
5. Bad breath.
6. Respiratory as well as circulatory problems can develop due to smoking.
7. Causes cancer.
8. Tobacco contains hydrogen cyanide, which damages the lungs clearing system.
9. Deaths occur due to the use of tobacco.
10. Children suffer from the secondhand smoke that is let out by smokers. It contains harmful chemicals which are bad for your health.
Inhaling tobacco smoke causes damage to many of the bodies organs and systems.
Smokeless tobacco contains 28 cancer causing agents, and is a known cause of cancer(oral, pancreatic). It also contains nicotine,and using it can lead to nicotine addiction and dependence. People who use smokeless tobacco are more likely to become cigarette smokers.
How is this harmful?
Each day, more than 3,200 people under the age of 18 smoke their first cigarette, and approximately 2,100 youth and young adults become daily smokers
9 out of 10 smokers start before the age of 18, and 98% start smoking by age 26
1 in 5 adults and teenagers smoke.
In 2011, an estimated 19% of US adult were cigarette smokers.
Approximately 18% of high school students smoke cigarettes
In 2011, nearly 18% of high school boys were current cigar users
From 1964 to 2014, the proportion of adult smokers declined from 42.0% to 18.0%
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Effects of smoking on the respiratory system
Irritation of the windpipe and voice box
Reduced lung function and breathlessness due to swelling and narrowing of lung airways
Increased risk of lung infection
Coughing and wheezing
Raised blood pressure and heart rate
Tightening of blood vessels in the skin, resulting in a drop of skin temperature
Tightening of certain muscles
Reduced bone density
Increased risk of painful ulcers along the digestive tract
Reduced ability to smell and taste
Higher risk of blindness
Premature wrinkling of the skin
1. cigarette- a slender roll of tobacco enclosed in paper
addicting- causing a strong and harmful need to regularly do something
nicotine- an addictive drug found in tobacco
smoke- the cloud of black, grey, or white gases and dust that is produced by a cigarette
secondhand smoking- smoke that is exhaled by a smoker or is given off by burning tobacco (as of a cigarette) and is inhaled by persons nearby—called also passive smoke.
tobacco- leaves that are prepared for smoking or chewing or as snuff
By: Ehi Audu
What percentage of high school students smoke?
Cigarette smoking has been linked to:
A. A broken leg
B. Influenza and hepatitis
C. Cancer and heart disease
D. Asthma and Alzheimer's disease
What is a cigarette?
How many seconds does it take for nicotine to enter your brain?
What five effects happen when you go through withdrawal?
Which example here is NOT a smoking effect on the respiratory system?
A. Increased risk of lung infection
B. Reduced ability to smell and taste
C. Irritation of the windpipe and voice box
D. Coughing and wheezing
Withdrawal --The unpleasant symptoms that someone experiences when he or she stops using an addictive substance
Carbon Monoxide -- A colorless, odorless, poisonous gas produced when tobacco burns
Mainstream Smoke--The smoke that a smoker inhales and then exhales
Passive smokers- Nonsmokers who breathe second hand smoke
What is a passive smoker?
Using two cans of snuff a week is the same as someone smoking half of a pack of cigarettes. True or False.
Smokeless tobacco contains how many cancer- causing agents?
What is one effect smoking does for the mouth?
A. Makes it black
B. Makes it smell bad
C. Rotten teeth
D. All of the above
C. Cancer and heart disease
A slender roll of tobacco enclosed in paper
It takes 10 seconds for nicotine to enter your brain.
5. craving for cigarettes and other sources of nicotine
B. Reduced ability to smell and taste
Non smokers who breathe second hand somke
D. All of th Above