Tobacco and breathing

22 September 2015
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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 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.


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