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Transcript of Smoking
Effects of smoking
Why do people smoke?
Most teens smoke because they think it's cool.
They may have just wanted to try it once and then got addicted.
They could also want to smoke because they don't want to be outside.Peer pressure! People feel like they are "part of the group".
Smoking can act as a personal reward. People feel lonely and depressed, and often turn to smoking.
Reason one relates to this because nicotine withdrawal symptoms include stress so when people smoke, they think it makes them feel better.
Think about how you influence people around you in your life.
Would you like to see your little sister or brother or your own child in the future smoking because they have seen you doing it and think it must be ok to do it too?
About 1,1 billion people smokes-one in every three adults-are smokers. China consumes and produces most cigarettes in the world
Once you start smoking, you need it to feel normal.
Smoking causes many types of cancer for example: lung, esophagus, larynx, mouth and throat, kidney, bladder, pancreatic, stomach, and cervical cancer.
Smoking causes you to develop wrinkles and yellow teeth.
Smoking causes about 90% of all lung cancer deaths in men and 80% in women.
Harms almost every organ in your body
By Zahra and Hassan
Second hand smoke and children
In infants, it causes sudden death. In pregnant women, it causes low birth weight.
Almost half of children regularly breath air polluted by tobacco smoke in public places and over 40% of children have at least one smoking parent.
In 2004, children accounted for 28% of the deaths
attributable to second-hand smoke.
Smoking is the UK's single greatest cause of preventable illness and early death.
102,000 people died in 2009 from smoking related diseases, including cancer.
By the age of fifteen 11% of children in England regularly smoke and girls of 11-15 years of age are twice as likely to smoke as boys.
Smoking accelerates aging, stats show that smokers look 1.4 years older than non-smokers of their age.
It prevents the skin from getting nutrients and oxygen causing premature wrinkles.
Smokers have thinner hair that tends to go grey a lot quicker than non-smokers…
Experts think the toxic chemicals in smoke can damage the DNA in hair follicles which causes brittleness.
The nicotine in cigarettes is shown to stain your fingers and nails yellow in color …
Because smoking deprives the body of oxygen it means nails can appear;
This means smokers nails can be more at risk of infections.
The nicotine found in cigarettes can stain teeth…
Smoking reduces blood flow to the gums which can cause them to pull away from the teeth as well as gum disease…
Smoking causes around 75% of gum disease.
It can also cause;
Increased build up of plaque
Increase risk of developing oral cancer.
Consequences of smoking
Smokers not only develop wrinkles and yellow teeth, they also lose bone density, which increases their risk of osteoporosis
Osteoporosis is a condition that affects the bones, causing them to become weak and fragile and more likely to break (fracture).
Smoking increases the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases, which includes coronary heart disease and stroke.
Smoking damages the lining of your arteries, leading to a build up of fatty material which narrows the artery. This can cause angina, a heart attack or a stroke.
The carbon monoxide in tobacco smoke reduces the amount of oxygen in your blood. This means your heart has to pump harder to supply the body with the oxygen it needs.
The nicotine in cigarettes stimulates your body to produce adrenaline, which makes your heart beat faster, raises your blood pressure
Your blood is more likely to clot, which increases your risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
Smoking is risky because of the damage it does to the lungs, especially if you have asthma.
Did you know...
The younger you are when you start smoking the more likely you are to die early!
If you smoke 20 cigarettes a day… you will be spending around £2000 a year on cigarettes!!
In 2008, UK smokers spent £16 billion on tobacco!!
Women who is smoking in the world
Men who is smoking in the world
If you don't stop smoking. . .
This could be you in forty years !!!
or you have already died.
Those with friends or parents that smokes are more likely to start smoking than those who don't
Most people start smoking between the age of 15 to 25.
How do kids get cigarettes
From other kids.
Use half-finished cigarettes.
Smoking can lead to blindness
4 Stage Interactive Exhibition
Inform them that smoking harms both themselves and others.
More than meets the ash...
Why do people Smoke?
Facts about Smoking.
How do kids get cigarettes?
Second hand smoking and children
What are the effects of Smoking?
How can we prevent smoking?
When was tobacco first considered to be dangerous?
In the late 1700s more discoveries of the dangers of smoking populated.
During the 1920s the first medical reports linking smoking to lung cancer began to appear.
A series of major medical reports in the 1950s and 1960s confirmed that tobacco caused a range of serious diseases.
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cigarette smoke contains over 4000 chemicals
69 of these are known to cause cancer.
if you don't smoke you can still get sick from these poisonous chemicals just by breathing in other people's smoke.
What's in cigarettes vs. What's in cigarette smoke
Feeling confused? There is a difference between 'what's in cigarettes' and 'what's in cigarette smoke'. The bulk of chemicals and poisons found in cigarette smoke is a direct result from burning the tobacco in its natural form. However the tobacco industry also adds chemicals and poisons to the tobacco during its manufacture for a range of purposes.
The purposes of additives are to:
improve the manufacturing of tobacco products eg. chemicals are added to make tobacco less brittle
increase the shelf life
control the rate the tobacco burns
speed up the delivery of nicotine to the brain
improve the flavour and reduce the harsh taste