Dangers Of Smoking

Smoking is a very bad and dangerous habit. It is so dangerous that it may cause cancer, heart-attack, high blood pressure, chronic pulmonary troubles and others serious diseases. It is found that one puff of cigarette smoke contains fifteen billion particles of matter inducing nicotine, methyl alcohol, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, arsenic, Benzedrine and several other acids. These are all really very fatal and injurious to our health. Nicotine constricts the size of blood-vessels which obstructs the normal flow of blood and oxygen in the body. It causes the heart beat faster. Benzedrine, arsenic and tobacco tar are cancer-causing agents in animals and human beings. Tobacco tar forms a brown sticky mass inside the lungs and it hinders the easy flow of blood. The presence of carbon monoxide in the tobacco tar drives out the oxygen from the blood and it is also dangerous. Besides, smoking can cause irritation in the eye, offend the rose and unsettle the mind. After all, the dangers of smoking are quite unlimited and all should avoid it to live a happy and peaceful life.