Monday, May 22

The harmful effects of tobacco for human health

Everybody knows smoking is bad for health. However, the rate of smokers tend to increase, particularly in the developing countries. There are many different causes leading to this situation, but the majority are due to a specific way of understanding about the harmful effects of tobacco smoke are limited, incomplete knowledge. It comes from the lack of measures to educate about tobacco and tobacco's harmful effects for human health.

1. causes of diseases

Cigarette smoke contains more than 7000 largely toxic substances, including about 60 cancer-causing agents are substances, especially the most dangerous is the nicotine. The pure form of nicotine which is a transparent liquid, smells nasty and bitter taste, easily soluble in water and easily penetrate the body through the mouth, respiratory tract, even through all the skin. In tobacco smoke contains many substances stimulating tumor, however people addicted to smoking too much not to be killed immediately because the dosage gradually infuse anything into the body.

2. The harmful effects of tobacco

When smoke, or live with smokers, smoke inhalation through the lungs into the bloodstream, infuse accrue long on become the conditions and causes of the heart disease, acute respiratory infection cause lesions in the blood vessels. So smokers are prone to diseases like: hair loss, cataracts, wrinkled skin, hearing reduction, tooth, skin cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, yellow nails, cancer of the cervix, sperm deformity, psoriasis, chronic occlusion of blood vessels, lung and other organs as : nose, mouth, tongue, salivary glands, throat, larynx, esophagus, kidney, pancreas, penis etc.

Moreover smoking also reduce the quantity and quality of sperm, easily lead to sterility in men; increased risk of cancer of the uterus, menstrual disorders, breast cancer, for women; susceptible to rickets, slow intellectual development, malnutrition for children.

3. Advice for those who smoke

In our country, each year 40,000 people are dying from diseases related to tobacco and 33 million non-smokers are affected by passive smoke inhalation. To strengthen health protection for people not smoking, limiting the influence of tobacco smoke in public places, the Government has issued Decree 45/2005 issued on April 6, 2005 regulations on administrative sanctions in the field of health, which will penalize the scene warning or fine from 50,000 to 100,000 Dong Dong for one of the following behaviors :
-Smoking, smoking in public places like Laos: in theatres, cinemas, meeting rooms, offices, hospitals, libraries, the waiting room of the train station, bus station, airport, Harbour, on public transport or in other public places are regulated.
-Sale of cigarettes, smoking Laos for children under the age of 16. Practical implementation of civilized public lifestyle, contributes to improving the quality of life, we each take a self made no-smoking in the home, the workplace and public places prohibited smoking. no-where there are children and the elderly, remind others when smoking in public.

Health benefits when to quit: the body will no longer accumulate toxins, eliminate the causes and conditions that cause the diseases mentioned above. If quitting before the age of 50 will reduce by 50% the risk of death due to cardiovascular disease after quitting a year, 50% reduced risk of lung cancer.

5. What are the things to remember

Because a community smoke-free! Because the health of each person. Because the future of our children.
The teacher and the students South Please quit now and don't.
-Don't smoke in the House, working room.
-Don't smoke in public.
-Don't smoke in front of children.
-Do not offer or receive cigarettes from friends, colleagues.
And Please:
-Let's reduce smoking.
-Be tobacco addiction.
-Take a decision to say no to tobacco while never sucked.
-Let the surroundings do not smoke tobacco.

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