Smoking Gum Disease Tooth Loss

Smoking, Gum Disease and Tooth Loss

Tobacco contains a variety of toxins and chemicals that are damaging to our overall well-being. They can impair the body’s immune system and hamper it from fighting off infections and diseases. Gum disease is just one of the health problems that smoking can cause or aggravate and it has been reported that smokers are around five times more likely to suffer from the condition than nonsmokers.

Smoking can cause the blood vessels that supply the gums to narrow and this, in turn, will diminish the supply of vital nutrients and oxygen to the tissue. If this condition persists for any … Read the Full Article

Tobacco Death Toll

Tobacco’s Death Toll

Tobacco smoking claims one life in every five deaths yearly. That makes it the deadliest killer in terms of lifestyle habits. Are wondering how bad it can be. Well, did you know that this habit affects almost every organ of a smoker’s body? This intense effect on the body results from the fact that tobacco comprises of over 7,000 chemicals with nearly a hundred of them being toxic. You should also note that tobacco is toxic to every smoker i.e. direct and passive smokers. However, children and teens are the most vulnerable since their organs are still growing. When … Read the Full Article

Long Term Effects of Tobacco

The Long Term Effects of Tobacco On Your Body

Using tobacco may have long time effects. There are times that people might be under the myth that it is a safe alternative but that is not the case. The habit of chewing tobacco can be an extremely addictive habit that you get into once and you can be hooked. Even if you find out how dangerous it is, it becomes difficult to let go off the habit. Also it might have never crossed your mind but the fact remains that chewing tobacco contains tons of cancer causing harsh chemical in it. It contains a host of chemicals that will … Read the Full Article

Tobacco Advertising

The Problems Associated With Tobacco Advertising

We live in the 21st century, and it is called the century of advertising. And this is true. Every man couldn’t imagine his life without an advert nowadays. We can watch it everywhere we go, there are different hoardings, mail shot and spam in the Internet, word of mouth, commercials, etc.

A Sample Tobacco Ad back in the 50’s

So it can influence our mind, our choice. It is proved, that most of the people prefer to buy a well-advertised product than an unknown one. Advert inspires us, and it keeps in our mind.

There are different kinds of the … Read the Full Article

How Long Does Tobacco Stay

How Long Does Tobacco Stay in Your System?

It’s no secret – smoking kills. While most of the harmful effects of smoking can be attributed to the chemicals and tar that’s contained in tobacco smoke, the effects of nicotine should not be overlooked. Millions of people suffer from an addiction to cigarettes. Because of this, it’s easy to see why nicotine is considered one of the most addictive drugs available. Like most drugs, it stays in the body, even when you are not smoking.

Easy to Inhale – Hard to Get Rid Of

The length of time it stays in the body largely depends on how regular of … Read the Full Article