GC University Faisalabad

Assignment
On
Smoking Causes
Course Title
Psychology
Submitted
To
Miss Iram Abbass
Submitted
By
Muhammad Faizan
BBA Industrial Management Section (B)
Roll# 16084

Smoking Causes
1. All smokers have misconception that smoking lower come depression and it’s a cure to
lower come the tension state. Starting cause of smoking differ from person to person but
one thing is common among them that is the wrong lesson about smoking and mostly
people are guided through their friends or some ads that it reduce the depression state.
2. Mostly teenagers start smoking by two main causes (1) peer group (2) inspiring
from some one. But peer group is the most common factor specially in teenagers to start
the smoking because if one friend smokes so he offers to other friend or other friend gets
inspire from him.
3. Teenagers start smoking age between 12 to 24.this is very sensitive age in case of
smoking because in that period of age a person is immature and he can start it by any two
main reasons mentioned above.
4. Start as occasionally for fun and style and then regularly because as a person start
smoking just for sake of fun and style as he doesn’t know about the demerits of this
disease but later on it becomes his or her habit and he becomes dependent of smoking.
 More than 30 years, if start smoking for fun so they smoke occasionally right on those
whom start for depression overcome, they use regularly. more than 30 years people
are normally mature and they know the demerits of smoking as compare to teenagers
so if they start for sake of fun so they smoke just occasionally right on those mature
people who start just for depression problem so they are using regularly and
habitually and that’s the main difference between teenagers and mature people.

Demerits




Smoking can wreck your lungs and reduce oxygen available for muscles used during
sports.
Smokers run slower and can't run as far, affecting overall athletic performance.
Tobacco smoke can make your hair and clothes stink.
Tobacco stains your teeth yellow and gives you bad breath.
Short-term use of spit tobacco can cause cracked lips, white spots, sores, and bleeding in
the mouth.

Surgery to remove oral cancers caused by tobacco use can lead to serious changes in the face.
Sean Marcee , a high school star athlete who used spit tobacco, died of oral cancer when he was
19 years old

Smoking Gives you Bad Skin and Wrinkles
Because smoking restricts blood vessels, it can prevent oxygen and nutrients like Vitamin A
from getting to the skin. Smoking also affects the body’s production of collagen and elastin —
fibers that give your skin its strength and elasticity. As a result, skin begins to sag and wrinkle
prematurely. Lines tend to develop around the mouth from sucking on cigarettes, and around the
eyes from squinting through smoke.
Smoking Increases Your Risk of Injury and Slows Healing Time
Your skin is not the only tissue that is composed of collagen: this fiber is also present in your
tendons and ligaments. Therefore if your body’s ability to produce collagen is hampered, injuries
involving damage to tendons and ligaments will heal more slowly. These types of injuries are
common, especially for those people involved in sports.
Smokers' broken bones also take a lot longer to heal. Nicotine, a main ingredient in cigarettes,
constricts blood vessels around 25% of their normal diameter. Since the new formation of bone
depends on a adequate supply of blood, oxygen, and nutrients reaching the injured area, bones
tend to heal more slowly in smokers because lower levels of nutrients are supplied to the bones.
Smoking Increases Your Risk of Illness
Studies show that smokers get more colds, flu, bronchitis, and pneumonia than non-smokers. In
addition, people with certain health conditions like asthma, become sicker if they smoke (and
often if they're just around people who smoke). Because teens who smoke as a way to manage
weight often light up instead of eating, their bodies lack the nutrients they need to grow, develop,
and fight off illness properly.
The mixture of nicotine and carbon monoxide in each cigarette you smoke temporarily increases
your heart rate and blood pressure, straining your heart and blood vessels.
This can cause heart attacks and stroke. Not surprisingly, heart disease and strokes are more
common among smokers than non-smokers.
Smoking Causes Age-Related Blindness
British studies have recently shown that smoking increases the chances of going blind as you get
older. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) results in severe and irreversible loss of central
vision, especially in people over the age of 60. Experts warn that smokers are twice as likely as
non-smokers to lose their sight in later life. Some of these experts further argue that the link
between AMD and smoking is now as strong as the link between smoking and lung cancer.
Smoking Could Burn Down Your House
Smoking is the cause of many house fires, some of which cost human lives. According to a
worldwide study published by the University of California Davis in 1998, smoking is a leading

cause of house fires and fire-related deaths. In particular, smoking in bed is a major cause of
accidental fire deaths in homes because people fall asleep with burning cigarettes on their beds.

Smoking Can Cause Impotence
Guys, take note: smoking increases the risk of erectile dysfunction by around 50% for men in
their 30s and 40s. Most of us know that eating fatty foods can increase cholesterol and fatty
deposits inside our arteries, but less people are aware that smoking also increases these fatty
deposits. And a long-term build-up of fatty deposits in the arteries that carry blood to the penis
can decrease the flow of blood into that area.
Smoking Dulls Your Taste buds
Chemicals and tar from cigarettes coat the inside of a smoker's mouth, including their taste buds,
which leads some smokers to over-season their food. The chemicals and tar in cigarettes also
hamper the functioning of the cells of the taste buds and nose "buds". And since our sense of
taste depends largely on whether or not we can smell what we’re eating, “dulled” olfactory cells
will lead to dulled taste.
The most dangerous side effect of smoking is to become its dependent and until a
smoker who is habitual doesn’t smoke, his whole body specially his brain is not workable
because of its dependency just like an infant child is dependent on his mother.

 Bullet and cigarette, both are dangerous for a human health but bullet kills quickly and
cigarette kills slowly and sturdily, smoking is just like a sweet suicide for a smoker.

 Smoking is very harmful for a pregnant woman and her inborn child rather than normal
conditions and really can damage can damage the reproduction ability of pregnant
woman and her inborn child.

Preventions (for teenagers)
 For teenagers, parents and their teacher should teach them from start the demerits of
smoking and keep a close eye on their daily activities and friends because peer group is
the main cause of starting smoking in case of teenagers. Parents are the first school for a
person and maximum of his attitude and personality develops through this stage of life so
if parents give a proper guidance to their children bout smoking demerits so they may
stay away from this disease
 Teenagers must keep a good peer group and should avoid Smoker’s Company. Peer
group is the main reason in teenagers for starting this bad habit so they should keep away
from these sort of companies so that is the best way for teenagers to be saved from
smoking.
 Media has a very vital role in promoting or protecting teenagers from smoking.
Inspiration from some one is also the main factor for that case. teenagers are effected by
their friends are mostly are inspired by different commercials and ads of cigarette so
media should a protection message through their different channels so that is a best cure
specially for young people to stay away from that smoking.

Preventions (for mature people)
 The smoker's own will is very important to quite. according to the doctors to quite smoking
is not possible until the smoker his self decide strongly to leave that bad habit so the
smoker own will is too vital than any treatment and medicine.
 Should quit slowly in process not in one day in case of habitual smoker. this should keep in
mind that a habitual smoker is dependent upon smoking so to quite it in one day is not
possible because his whole physical and mental power is dependent upon smoking and
until he is not smoking he can’t work normally. so for a habitual smoker it is recommended
to quite that habit in steps and slowly and sturdily and that is best.
 Vaccines should be used to quite smoking. if the condition is tough so doctors recommend
some vaccines to quite the smoking and that is a best cure to leave smoking in now a days
 . these vaccines effect your brain in a way that u start hating smoking and it seems just like
a poison to you so u quit smoking in that manner.

Reference

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