Have you wondered about the following?
- Why is tobacco smoke considered a poison and how deadly is this poison?
- Why is smoking so addictive?
- How does the latest research link Smoking and cancer?
- How does smoking damage your arteries and how soon does the damage begin?
- What kind of damage is caused to lungs?
- How does a parent who smokes is aggravate the children’s health?
A new report by the American Surgeon General addresses these questions.
Major conclusions of this report
- There is no risk-free level of exposure to tobacco smoke.
- Inhaling the complex chemical mixture like tobacco smoke causes cancer and cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, by damaging the DNA
- The risk and severity of ill-health caused by smoking are directly related to the duration and level of exposure to tobacco smoke.
- Smoking is powerfully addictive because of nicotine and perhaps other similar compounds, and how the brain reacts when nicotine is consumed
- Secondhand tobacco smoke causes in acute heart problems and thrombosis.
Read the consumer report on “How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease” by visiting the American Surgeon General website.