Pakistan is among the top 4 countries with rising tobacco use, it should be alarming knowing that it kills 6 million people each year around the globe.
[junkie-alert style=”red”] At least 40% of Pakistani men are victim of smoking which is nothing but poison. [/junkie-alert]
To know how harmful smoking is for your health just think about these facts:
- Smoking is responsible for most of the cases of cancer. It is the reason for 80% of lung cancer cases.
- Smoking also increases the risk for 13 different types of cancer.
- Cigarettes contain around 600 ingredients which after burning generate 7000 chemicals, many of these chemicals are harmful for human health and at least 69 of them cause’s cancer.
The death rate among cigarette smoker is three times to those who don’t smoke. The major impact is on your respiratory system, specially the lungs where these chemicals are trapped and start creating problems and eventually cancer.
Cigarettes include nicotine which affects your cardiovascular system. It tightens your blood vessels restricting the blood flow. It is the 6 major causes of cardio related problems.