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EFFECTS OF SMOKING ALLY ZITZMAN TECHNOLOGY AND ASSESSMENT SECTION: 8 AM GEARED TOWARDS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
SMOKING IS THE LEADING PREVENTABLE CAUSE OF DEATH IN THE UNITED STATES. Cigarette smoking causes more than 480,000 deaths each year in the United States. This is about 1/5 deaths. Smoking causes more deaths each year than all of these combined: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) Illegal drug use Alcohol use Motor vehicle injuries Firearm-related incidents
MORE FUN FACTS ABOUT SMOKING Smoking causes 9 out of 10 of all lung cancer deaths in men and women. About 80% of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are caused from smoking. Cigarette smoking increases risk for death from all causes in men and women. The risk of dying from cigarette smoking has increased over the last 50 years in men and women in the United States.
TOP 10 REASONS WHY PEOPLE START SMOKING ❿ Peer Pressure ❾ Social- Rewards ❽ It is a “Risk-Taking Behavior” ❼ Parental Influence ❻ Misinformation
TOP 10 REASONS CONTINUED… ❺ Genetic Predisposition ❹ Advertising ❸ Self-Medication ❷ Media Influences ❶ Stress Reliever
SMOKING AND INCREASED HEALTH RISKS 1.Smoking risks of heart disease and stroke. -It can increase disease 2-4 times. -It can increase the risk of strokes 2-4 times.
SMOKING AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE Smoking damages blood vessels and can make them thicken and grow narrower. There for your heart beats faster and your blood pressure will go up. Blockages caused by smoking can also reduce blood flow to your legs and skin.
SMOKING AND RESPIRATORY DISEASE Smoking can cause lung disease. lung disease can cause emphysema and or chronic bronchitis Cigarette smoking causes most cases of lung cancer. If you have asthma, tobacco smoke can trigger an attack or make an attack worse.
SMOKER’S LUNG VS. NON SMOKER’S LUNG Thoughts? Reactions?
SMOKING AND OTHER HEALTH RISKS Smoking can make it harder for a woman to become pregnant and can affect her baby's health before and after birth. Smoking increases risks for: Preterm (early) delivery Stillbirth (death of the baby before birth) Low birth weight Sudden infant death syndrome (known as SIDS or crib death) Ectopic pregnancy Orofacial clefts in infants
SMOKING DOES NOT JUST AFFECT THE SMOKER…
SECONDHAND SMOKE What is secondhand smoke? It is a mixture of gases and fine particles that include: smoke from a burning tobacco product such as a cigarette, cigar or pipe. IT CAN AFFECT EVERYONE AROUND YOU AND THEIR HEALTH!!!
COSTS AND EXPENDITURES The tobacco industry spends billions of dollars each year on cigarette advertising and promotions. $8.4 billion total spent in 2011 Almost $23 million spent every day in 2011
Tobacco use costs the United States billions of dollars each year, including: More than $289 billion a year, including at least $133 billion in direct medical care for adults and more than $156 billion in lost productivity $5.6 billion a year (2006 data) in lost productivity from exposure to secondhand smoke
IF ANYONE IS A SMOKER DID I CONVINCE YOU TO QUIT YET??
HOW TO QUIT Quitting is not an easy task at all, but it can be done!... And sometimes it may be best not to do it alone.
WAYS TO QUIT SMOKING Clinical Interventions Individual or group telephone counseling Behavioral therapies Nicotine Patches Prescription Medications COLD TURKEY!
HEALTH BENEFITS OF QUITTING SMOKING People who stop smoking greatly reduce their risk for disease and premature death. Lowered risk for lung cancer and many other types of cancer. Reduced risk for coronary heart disease, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease. Reduced respiratory symptoms, such as coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath AND MANY MORE BENEFITS!!
QUIT LINE SERVICES 1-800-QUIT-NOW Quit Smoking Resources
Questions? Comments? Concerns?
REFERENCES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 07 July 2014. Web. 30 Sept. 2014 "Quitting Smoking / Smoking Cessation Center: Find In-depth Information to Help You Stop Smoking." WebMD. WebMD, n.d. Web. 01 Oct. 2014