Recently, a popular star, due to smoking in the restaurant, once the media is hotly debated, the relevant tobacco control department also said that smoking is harmful to their own health and harms others in public places.
According to data surveys, the harm caused by second-hand smoke is higher than that caused by direct smoking. People who live with smokers for a long time are six times more likely to suffer from lung cancer than those living in smoke-free people. surroundings.
Second-hand smoke includes not only smoke from smokers, but also smoke from smoking at the end of smoking. However, many compounds have higher release rates in sidestream smoke than mainstream smoke.
In other words, don’t always think that the victim is a smoker, maybe the smoker does not have lung cancer, and those who have long-term exposure to second-hand smoke have lung cancer.
Talking about the dangers of smoking to people around us, let us talk about the harm that smoking causes to yourself:
First of all, the damage to the lungs cannot be ignored.
There is a direct link between smoking and lung cancer, and substances contained in cigarettes continue to damage lung cells.
People who smoke more than 10 cigarettes a day are 10 times more likely to develop lung cancer than those who do not smoke. In the early stages of lung cancer, until the cancer continues to spread, the symptoms are revealed, and at this point the best treatment phase has passed and is not easily detected.
Second, there is some damage to the stomach.
Smoking can irritate the nervous system. Long-term smoking will not only accelerate the secretion of gastric juice, but also lead to long-term gastrointestinal tension, resulting in loss of appetite for smokers.
In addition, nicotine contained in cigarettes can also stimulate blood vessels in the gastric mucosa, causing abnormal blood supply to the stomach and even damage to the gastric mucosa.
Third, the liver may be damaged
Long-term smoking will increase the burden on the liver and even affect the metabolism of the liver, resulting in the inability to metabolize lipids, lower the body’s good cholesterol, increase malignant cholesterol, and cause the liver to increase the burden of detoxification.
Fourth, the intestines may be damaged.
Studies have shown that there is a link between smoking and colon cancer. People who smoke for a long time have an increased risk of colon cancer. This cancer is directly proportional to the amount of smoking.
Five, bronchial damage
Smoking can cause damage to the bronchial epithelium, shortening of cilia, and even movement disorders. Local resistance can also be reduced, making it susceptible to infection.
Studies have shown that people who smoke for a long time are more likely to develop chronic bronchitis.
Sixth, reduce fertility rate
Smoking can affect male sperm motility, leading to abnormal sperm growth, and smoking can also inhibit the nervous system, leading to low sexual desire and even sexual dysfunction.
In addition, smoking can also cause secondhand smoke to harm family members and those around them. Studies have shown that the harm of second-hand smoke is much higher than the harm of a single cigarette. Therefore, for family members and their own health, it is necessary to quit smoking as soon as possible.
For yourself and the loved ones around you, the endless sea, turn around!