The Pros And Cons Of Smoking

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More and more countries decided to ban smoking in all public places like restaurants and clubs; this is because, nowadays, smoking is considered a worldwide phenomenon. Smoking not only damages the person who take it and the ones around them, by causing a slow death stealing years of life, but it also damages the environment. On the other side, there is also a positive part on smoking.First, smoking undoubtedly helps many people to relax. For some, it even improves concentration. Many people like to smoke before exams or when they are relaxing with friendsA further point is that governments throughout the world make huge profits from levying taxes on cigarettes. This provides funds which are used for building schools, hospitals and other public…show more content…
The most known effect is the addiction. Nicotine from cigarettes is as addictive as heroin, its addiction is hard to beat because it literally changes your brain. The brain develops extra nicotine receptors to accommodate the large doses of nicotine from tobacco. When the brain stops getting the nicotine it’s used to, the result is nicotine withdrawal, so you may feel anxious, irritable, and have strong cravings for nicotine. I also affects lots of parts of your head and face. In the ears,hearing loss. Smoking reduces the oxygen supply to the cochlea, a snail-shaped organ in the inner ear. This may result in permanent damage to the cochlea and mild to moderate hearing loss. In your eyes, blindness and night vision. Smoking causes physical changes in the eyes that can threaten your eyesight. Nicotine from cigarettes restricts the production of a chemical necessary for you to be able to see at night. Also, smoking increases your risk of developing cataracts and macular degeneration (both can lead to blindness). In the mouth, cavities. Smokers have more oral health problems than non-smokers, like mouth sores, ulcers and gum disease. You are more likely to have cavities and lose your teeth at a younger age. You are also more likely to get cancers of the mouth and throat. Finally it has a side effect in the face, it is

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