2 NicotineIs a colorless, odorless drug in tobacco that stimulates the nervous system and is highly addictive.
3 Tobacco Use:Is the use of any nicotine-containing tobacco products, such asCigarettesCigarsSmokeless tobacco
4 Effects of Nicotine: Dulls taste buds. Is addicting. Stimulates the nervous system.Constricts blood vessels.Increases heart rate and blood pressure.
5 Other Substances in Tobacco Carbon MonoxideIs an odorless, tasteless, colorless poisonous gas found in tobacco. Replaces oxygen in red blood cells & cause strain on the heart.TarA thick, sticky fluid that is produced when tobacco burns.
6 Effects of smoking on your body systems Cardiovascular System –Increase in heart rate causing wear and tear on the heart.Increase Risk of:1- stroke2- heart disease
7 Respiratory SystemSmoking prevents the lungs from working effectively as they can.Tobacco smokes harms the cilia in the nose, throat, and bronchial tubes that are to trap dust and other particles and remove them.
8 Smoking-Related Conditions & Diseases Affects the senses of taste & smellNarrow air passages in the lungs causing ASTHMAIncrease risk of CANCER in mouth, throat, lungs, & breast.
9 Smoking-Related Conditions & Diseases Emphysema air sacs in lungs lose most of their function – difficult for oxygen to be absorbed into bloodstream. Shortness of breath. Does not go away!Chronic bronchitis – disease where there is too much mucus lining the bronchial tubes.
10 Smoking and Your Appearance Your clothes & hair smell-Your teeth turn yellow- Your skin becomes wrinkly & blotchy
11 Second Hand SmokeIs a combination of smoke from the smokers lungs & the smoke from a burning cigarette, cigar or pipe.
12 Sidestream SmokeSmoke directly from a burning cigarette, pipe,or cigar.
15 Chewing TobaccoIs a tobacco product made from chopped tobacco leaves that is placed between the cheek and gums.
16 Snuffis a tobacco product made from powdered tobacco leaves and stems that is placed between the cheek & gums.
17 Effects of Smokeless Tobacco NOT a safe alternative to smoking.Increase risk of cancer of the mouth & throatCauses tooth & gum decayBad Breath & yellow teethDevelop soars in your stomach from swallowing some of it.
18 N-Nitrosamines (cancer-causing agents) Formaldehyde (a favorite preservative of dead things in biology class) Cadmium (used in car batteries) Arsenic (what you'd like to feed your worst enemies) Lead (the poisonous kind) Benzene (toxic liquid sometimes used as motor fuel) Polonium 210 (a radioactive element)
19 Tobacco Cessation Programs Programs to help someone Quit smoking to improve their health…Can decrease risk of:Lung cancer, heart disease, stroke, respiratory infections, ulcers, bad breath, yellow teeth.
20 A pack of cigarettes is $4.00 Smoking and Money $$$The price of cigarettes continues to increasesA pack of cigarettes is $4.00