How does smoking affect our respiratory system? - Coggle Diagram
How does smoking affect our respiratory system?
Exposure to diseases such as pneumonia
many types of cancer — including lung, throat, stomach, and bladder cancer
Other problems are
a greater risk of diabetes
weaker bones that are easier to break
skin problems like psoriasis (a type of rash)
The chemicals in cigarettes can affect our body in the following ways
Bad-smelling clothes and hair
Trouble keeping up in sports
Greater risk of injury and slower healing time.
Why do people smoke if there are so many issues associated with it?
Cigarettes contain a drug called nicotine. Nicotine causes the addiction to smoking and our bodies can quickly get used to nicotine. Soon, a person will light a cigarette just to feel normal.
How do we prevent getting addicted to smoking?
We can prevent it by avoiding cigarettes at all times. This might not seem easy but it will help to formulate reasons for saying no when you are offered a 'light'.