Health risks and diseases caused by smoking

Smoking is hard on the heart, but the real fact is smoking crave plays a role in multitude of disease that lad to disability/ death. Yes, smoking can lead to a variety of ongoing complications in the body, as well as long-term effects on your body systems. We always think that; Lung cancer or COPD/emphysema is the main smoking-related disease which cause death among smokers. You all were wrong; heart disease stands on the top of the shelves that kill smoker’s life. To prove this, here is a small survey from our side.

On a global level researches reported that merely 1, 690, 000 premature deaths occurring due to cardiovascular disease among smokers. In contrary, approximately 850, 000 lung cancer deaths and 118, 000 COPD deaths are occurring worldwide.

Due to its chemical compound and the carcinogens present in the cigarette health risks and effects are widespread and destructive. Let’s dive deeply and have a glimpse on how the cigarette smoke create impacts on your health.

Mood Simulation

Smoking can temporarily put you in good mood but dependence is common and withdrawal side effects like anxiety and irritability can be challenging to perform.

Makes you Blind

Smoking doesn’t do your peepers any good. Yes, cigarette craving can make your eyes sting, vision loss, blindness, cataracts and more. In addition to this, smoking increases your risk of age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in adults over the age of 65.

Cardiovascular Disease

Next, smoking craving lead to greater risk for heart and blood vessels which causes stroke and coronary disease and have an early sign of cardiovascular disease. Even people who smoke fewer than five cigarettes a day might damages blood vessels and make them thicken and grow narrower.

Hip Fracture

Generally, smokers lose bone density at a faster rate than non-smokers which put you at risk for breaking body parts like your hip. Putting down the cigarettes can help you to slow down this process and keep you breaking a sweat not your bones on the dance floor.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

One of the chronic inflammatory disease is rheumatoid arthritis which commonly occur for women and thus affects the joints in your hand and feet. Hence, it causes painful swelling and eventually results in bone loss and joint deformity.

Respiratory Disease

Smoking can cause lung disease and thus damage your airways and the small air sacs (alveoli) found in your lungs. On this account, smokers can ae affected by the Lung cancer, Chronic bronchitis, Emphysema, Cough & Sputum, Shortness of breath, Cold & Flu, Pneumonia, Asthma and tuberculosis.

Fertility Issues

Male smokers have a higher risk of sexual impotence the more they smoke and the longer they smoke. As a result, it also affects sperm and reduces fertility and increases the risk for miscarriage and birth defects. This case of instance not only affects men’s sex life, it also damages a women’s reproductive health. Yes, women who smoke are more likely to have troubles in getting pregnant.

Wrapping Up

Cigarettes snuff out life at an alarming rate. So, it’s the correct day to quit smoking and don’t waste any more of your life on cigarettes. Take back your life and deserve the freedom and long-lasting benefits that smoking cessation brings.