What Smoking Does to your Body

Smoking is the biggest cause of deaths in different countries. One of two smokers die from a smoking-related disease.

These are the effects of smoking in your body:

BRAIN

You are more likely to have stroke than to those who doesn’t smoke. It increases your risk up to 50% which can cause brain damage. One way that smoking can heighten your risk to stroke is the chance of developing brain aneurysm.

HEART

Smoking damages your blood circulation, increasing the risk of conditions such as heart attack, coronary heart disease, peripheral vascular disease stroke, and cerebrovascular disease. In fact, smoking rises your risk of having a heart attack, you have twice the risk of dying from coronary heart disease than lifetime non-smokers.

SKIN

Smoking ages your skin by between 10 to 20 years, and makes it three times more likely you’ll get facial wrinkling, particularly around the eyes and mouth.  Smoking decreasesthe amount of oxygen in your skin. This means, if you smoke, your skin ages more quickly and looks dull.

LUNGS

Smoking can badly affect your lungs. For starters, it can cause coughs, colds, asthma and wheezing. Smoking can cause fatal diseases such as lung cancer,pneumonia, emphysema. Smoking causes 84% of deaths from lung cancer and 83% of deaths from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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