Smoke No More! 16 Bad Effects of Smoking on the Body

Smoke No More! 16 Bad Effects of Smoking on the Body

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  1. Appetite Suppressant

Some people say that this is the best thing about smoking – it suppresses your appetite making you more able to manage your weight. Since cigarettes contains too much nicotine which alters brain chemicals, the body reacts by not wanting to eat or by feeling full already. This is because the nicotine specifically targets chemicals concerned with the sense of taste of smell. So, as a result your appetite is surely decreased.

  1. COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing-related problems. Smoking, as a matter of fact causes 8 out of 10 related COPD deaths. This is especially the case when a smoker started smoking in his or her early teenage years. Bear in mind that smoking heavily targets the lungs and COPD is just one of the severe effects caused by smoking.

  1. Yellow Fingers and Wrinkly Skin

The substances in tobacco smoke actually change the structure of your skin. Smoking causes skin discoloration, wrinkles, and premature aging. Your fingernails and the skin on your fingers may have yellow staining from holding cigarettes.

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