Smoking is injured to your health
DiseaseThis happens because,
High blood pressureSmoking causes a high heart rate and narrow blood vessels and oxygen-poor blood
High CholesterolSmoking decreases "good" cholesterol and increases "bad" cholesterol
Lack of exercise, leading to obesitySmoking causes lack of energy and difficulty breathing
DiabetesSmoking causes lack of exercise and resistance to insulin
Lung Cancer: the most well known danger Smoking causes most cases of lung cancer. Worldwide, about 1.2 million people are diagnosed each year. Less than 150,000 are non-smokers. Your cancer risk goes up with the number of cigarettes smoked, and the number of years smoking. Therefore, cutting back or quitting can decrease the risk for any smoker.

Smoking and other Cancers Smoking causes disease in nearly every organ in the body. It can cause cancer in your;
  • Mouth
  • Blood (Leukemia)
  • Throat
  • Lung
  • Larynx (voice box)
  • Stomach
  • Esophagus
  • Kidney
  • Bladder
  • Cervix
Your quality of life is affected
If you smoke:
  • It is harder to play sports, keep fit, or play with the children
  • Food is less enjoyable
  • Erectile dysfunction/impotence is twice as likely
  • Wounds heal more slowly
  • You get sick more often
  • You have a higher risk of blindness