Smoking is referred to as the inhaling and exhaling of fumes from burning tobacco in cigars, cigarettes and pipes.it is also a practice in which a substance is burned and the resulting smoke inhaled to be tasted and absorbed into the bloodstream. Most commonly, the substance is the dried leaves of a tobacco plant which have been rolled into a small square of paper to create a small, round cylinder called a Cigarette.
Cigarette smoke contains 4000 compounds. A significant number of them are toxic. Listed below are few of the few compounds:
Acetaldehyde – This chemical is used in resins and glues. It is a carcinogen. it is likely that it facilitates the absorption of other dangerous chemical into the bronchial tubes.
Benzene – This chemical is used in gasoline, causes several cancers, including lukaemia
Cadmium – This is a carcinogen which damages the brain, kidneys and liver. Cadmium is used in non-corrosive metal coatings, storage batteries, pigments, and bearings.
Formaldehyde – This is part of a resin used in foam insulation, plywood, fiber board and particle board. It can cause nasal cancer, and also damages the digestive system, skin and lungs.
Hydroquinone – has a detrimental effect on the central nervous system Also causes eye injuries and skin irritation. It is used in varnishes, motor fuels and paints
Significant bone loss found in older men and women is caused by smoking quitting smoking reduces the risks for low bone mass and fracture.
In conclusion, smokers are 30% to 40% likely to develop type 2 diabetes than none smokers. Smokers are liable to die young