The smoker breathe air laden with toxic substances that attack the cells lining the walls of the respiratory organs: nose, mouth, throat, trachea, bronchi and lungs.
tar inhaled through cigarette smoke are deposited in the bronchi and lungs of smokers, causing significant reduction of breath . Carbon monoxide attaches to red blood cells and disrupts oxygenation of the body, decreasing your stamina and energy. Irritants such as acetone cause bronchial inflammation strong> and make you cough.
Cigarette smoke is a direct aggression of the respiratory system which explains the occurrence in smokers of different types of diseases:
- Infectious Diseases: smokers are more frequent ear infections, sinusitis, tonsillitis, bronchitis, flu and pneumonia; This risk is even higher than their consumption is important.
– Inflammatory Diseases: it is essentially chronic bronchitis and emphysema (permanent dilation of pulmonary alveoli); these diseases are due to the progressive destruction of airways and lungs of smokers by smoking.
– Allergic diseases: asthmatic disease is more common and more severe in smokers; it is the same hay fever.
– cancerous diseases: cigarette smoke causes cancer throughout the respiratory system: lips, tongue, throat, vocal cords, trachea, bronchi, lungs, etc. The risk of cancer increases with the amount smoked and the number of years of smoking, number of years being the most important factor.