Presentation on theme: "Tobacco’s Effects on Your Body 12 th Grade Health."— Presentation transcript:
Tobacco’s Effects on Your Body 12 th Grade Health
Facts About Tobacco About __________ people in the U.S. die per day due to lung cancer In the U.S. about _____________ people die in a year from second-hand smoke related disease ___________ college students are more likely to smoke daily compared to __________________ college students ________________ of college students smoke 5-15 years after quitting smoking your stroke risk is reduced to that of a non-smoker. In 2002, U.S. consumers spent about ________________ on tobacco products Each year on 4.7% of smokers ______________________
Nicotine A stimulant drug found in tobacco products Tobacco Products: Stimulates the nervous system and is highly addictive Dulls the taste buds, constricts the blood vessels, and increases the heart rate and blood pressure
Nicotine It is as addictive as heroin, cocaine, and alcohol. Nicotine dependence causes more ______________________ and diseases than all other forms of drug dependence combined. ______________________– body’s reaction to quitting the use of the drug. Could become anxious, irritable, restless, headaches, and difficulty concentrating.
Tobacco An herbal plant that is grown for its leaves and contains nicotine. More than _________________ different chemicals are in tobacco smoke which contain 43 carcinogens Carcinogen – ___________________ – chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – Interferes with breathing – Emphysema –