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Drugs Effects on Our Bodies ‘ We are stewards of ourselves’

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1 Drugs Effects on Our Bodies ‘ We are stewards of ourselves’

2 Aims – To have the information on: 1. Solvents 2. Alcohol 3. Tobacco -The effects of these on the health of the body.

3 Solvents Affect behaviour Can damage the lungs, liver and brain

4 Alcohol Has an effect on the nervous system Slows down reaction time, causes loss of self control + even coma May damage the liver and brain

5 Tobacco

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8 Tobacco contains substances which cause: 1. Lung cancer 2. bronchitis and emphysema 3. Heart disease + damage to blood vessels 4. Pregnant smokers often have low weight babies due to carbon monoxide in the blood reducing the oxygen supply to the baby ( Carbon monoxide irreversibly combines with the haemoglobin in red blood cells)

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