Smoking is not tied up to one gender, but we see both men and women smoke at home or at work. Some even smoke heavily that can be called a chain smoker in which upon finishing a stick, another stick is light up, and the never ending process continue. It only stops when the person sleeps, or when he/she gets a bath as cigarettes don’t work with water. However, it might seem these people are very persistent, right? In reality, they’re addicted to tobacco through its active ingredient called nicotine. Sadly, getting addicted to smoking can have devastating effect to health and wellness whether you’re a man or woman.
Although, noticeable effects of smoking are not immediately noticeable visibly, it immediately affect the bloodstream. The body is very good at repairing and fighting the bad elements from smoking if it only done once and no more. However, in the case of a chain smoker, which is very common nowadays, the body’s health can deteriorate overtime until it’s too late to recuperate and consequences are fatal.
It is also vital to know especially for those who are taking medication or even supplementation to quit smoking as it can hinder its purpose. Even men who are seeking better and more active sexual lifestyle should quit smoking. Smoking is one of the cause of erectile dysfunction and infertility. We know there are men who do some sort of penile health therapy, it should noted that if you smoke, you should quit as while penile pumping therapy is all about improving blood flow, smoking constricts the blood vessels, so the effort is ended up nothing.
Below are videos from various sources revealing the severe adverse effects of tobacco smoking. Do you know that a stick of cigarette contains over 4,000 toxic substances? These substances are not visible in the naked eyes, but the body feels fit when it gets to the bloodstream. Before we go into the list of serious health consequences of smoking, watch this video as it explains how smoking directly affects one’s health even the smoke exhaled by the smokers can put others at risk who will in contact or inhale the smoke.
Effects Of Smoking With Visual Explanation
Here’s a good video from theDoctors on one of their YouTube video demonstrating how the smoke inhaled through smoking affects the internal organs. It’s horrible, and if you’re a smoker reading this article, you should watch it. This is no theory effect, these effects has been proven the devastating effects on lungs, cause cancers, and other parts of the body. And, speaking of lungs, watch the video as Dr. Travis visually compare a good and healthy lungs to that of a smoker.
Body Recuperation After Quitting Smoking
There is a good news if a smoker decided to quit and throw his last cigarette. If you are among these smokers who decided to quit, it is(in my opinion) your best gift to yourself and your health. The human body that you and I lived is amazing and intelligent. However, in the process of quitting, there could some struggles and others are not able to handle the effect of nicotine withdrawal.
With today’s advancement in almost every aspect of technology and medicine, there are solutions to easing the effect of nicotine withdrawal like e-cigs or electronic cigarettes mentioned later on this article. For now, watch this video how the body quickly react to begin repairing the damage due to smoking, and the numerous health benefits after quitting smokgin.
How Nicotine Causes The Addiction
This video below explains and demonstrates visually how nicotine contain in cigarette causes the addiction. It’s all about dopamine, the same stuff that other addictive substances produces in the brain causing it crave for more when the effects are gone. This a clear explanation there are those who easily smoke a pack or two packs a day, and some even more.
If you’re not a smoker, please watch this video, and if you’re planning of smoking, I urge you not to as you’ll just regret it later once you get addicted to cigarette.
It’s The Smoke That Kills
While the nicotine in the tobacco that causes the addiction resulting smokers to struggle quitting smoking, it does not kill. The smoke in which the cigarette is produced when lit is the one that kills. This video explains more about it.
…But What About E-Cigs?
Electronic cigarettes has been hailed as a new player in solving tobacco smoking problems. It is also known as e-cig. It produces vapor instead of smoke. If you’ve watched the earlier videos, it’s the smoke that kills and not the nicotine. This is exactly the purpose of e-cigs through its vapor nicotine is still present while leaving out the other thousands of harmful toxins that cigarette smoke produced.
Lots of researches and clinical trials have been conducted to make sure e-cigs are safe, but still there are debates about its safety specially for long-term consumption.
While e-cigs are very promising, nicotine is still present. And, as experts said, it’s addictive and have been proven to be a strong stimulant in tobacco smoking. However, for a smoker who is really struggling to quit smoking, e-cigs or electronic cigarettes can be of great aid in the journey of quitting smoking. Still, it is essential to note that e-cig should be treated as a too or an aid and not a replacement to tobacco smoking. What I mean by that, quitting smoking for good whether it be tobacco or e-cig should a smoker’s goal.
If you want to extend your life and enjoy a healthy active lifestyle, quit smoking. There are various aid if you’re struggling to quit completely including e-cigs, patches, and gums that are easily available at Amazon.com or at your local stores.