This is no surprise, but according to statistics, Smoking is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality.
Scientists announced that six bodies, which are more likely to suffer from Smoking: lungs, liver, uterus, eyes, penis and skin. However, three of the most common diseases related to the habit there is lung cancer, bronchitis and emphysema.
Liver damage is not limited to alcohol. Scientists have proved that Smoking increases the risk of liver cancer. Almost half of all cases result of Smoking. In contrast, only 21% are associated with hepatitis C, 16% overweight, 13% with hepatitis b and only 10% is the consumption of alcohol.
80% of lung cancer cases related to Smoking. Cigarette smoke gets to the lungs, paralyzes the ciliated epithelium of the inner walls, causing them start to produce a lot of mucus. Suffering breath, and subsequently, this can lead to asthma and cancer. Many processes of the body stabiliziruemost after people quit Smoking, but damaged lung tissue never heals.
Smoking negatively affects the skin’s elasticity – change begins with bags under the eyes, the skin becomes tougher, faster wrinkles and stretch marks. The worst is skin cancer. Also because Smoking can cause warts and psoriasis.
A penis and a uterus
Addiction significantly affects reproductive health. Increased risk of ectopic pregnancy in women, and men damaged achieving and maintaining erections. In addition Smoking reduces physiological arousal.
Cigarette Smoking causes vision problems: cataract, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, dry eye syndrome. Nicotine adversely affects blood circulation, preventing the optic nerve get enough antioxidants.
We will remind that on 19 may in Kiev will be held two free events for a healthy lifestyle: Medical picnics and the race of the “Ukraine without tobacco”.
According to the materials: Medical Daily