The Effects from Smoking
August 25, 2013
The effects of Smoking
We all know that smoking is bad for our health. The effects that smoking has on us is very dangerous not only to ourselves but, to those around us. Not only are we killing ourselves we are showing our children that it is all right to smoke, as well as placing a financial strain on our families.
During the last couple of decades, we have witness a change on the act of smoking. Back in the 50s and 60s individuals viewed smoking as cool or sexy. Everyone started to pick up the habit during there get to gathers or social events. Little did we know it was going to be so addictive, nor did the tobacco companies state the information of dangers publicly. Was it because they honestly did not know at the time of the many dangerous affects it causes, or did money blind and mute the situation?
The tobacco industry was reporting record profits. Those who chose to smoke began very young so they could be viewed as cool, in both the female and male genders. People have different reasons on why they began smoking, with many totally disregarding the long-term effects on their health. However; in today’s market, there are warnings on the sides of the choice of tobacco, as well as education published outlining how smoking linked too many illness.
Dangers of Smoking
The effects of smoking can be tied to any number of ailments, dealing with the various types of cancer. The types of cancer can affect a variety of ages, genders, social statuses.
As more Americans are diagnosed with cancer, the common threads for many types of cancer are contributed to smoking. Smoking has contributed to leukemia, bladder cancer, cancer of the cervix, kidneys esophagus, lung, larynx and oral cavity. The warnings and education provided to American’s has given them data to prove the dangers when deciding to take up the habit of smoking (cdc.gov, 2012).