Short Paragraph on Harmful Effects of Smoking

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Short Paragraph on Harmful Effects of Smoking

Harmful Effects of Smoking

‘Cigarette smoking is injurious to health’. This warning inscribed on the cigarette packets actually does not mean anything for smokers. This age-old addiction still keeps staring at us with its evil eyes wide open.

The habit of smoking or burning of tobacco has evolved quite curiously from hookah to bidi to cigarette or cigar etc. Those who undergo this habit are called direct smokers whereas those who have to swallow the venomous smoke coming out of the smoker’s mouth are called the passive smokers. The latter are as affected as the former.

In the smoke, there are gas element such as hydrogen cyanide, carbon monoxide, ammonia etc. Besides gas elements, the smoke contains nickel, phenol, etc.

There are several harmful effects of smoking. It affects the human body a numerous way.

  1. It decreases our immunity and on the contrary, increases the chance of affecting with cancer.
  2. Smoking is awfully harmful to the heart and lungs causing asthma, bronchitis, etc.
  3. Smoking is also responsible for heart-attack.
  4. Over-smoking may have harmful effect on digestive system.

A large number of people die every-year due to smoking. But surprisingly enough, there are people who still prefer to smoke. They are looking away from the need of the hour.

We have to strongly deal with this problem. There is need for public awareness about the devastating destructive capability of smoking.

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