Digging Your Own Grave?

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Digging Your Own Grave?

Digging Your Own Grave?

By: Barron Wallace

how to kill your HEART

When you smoke any tobacco product it increases your risk of heart disease and atherosclerosis.Atherosclerosis is a disease caused by the buildup of plaque in your arteries. This diseaselowers the amount of oxygen rich blood that can be sent to your body's organs including the heart. When you smoke you can also develop Coronary heart disease (CHD). CHD iscaused when the harmful plaque from smoking builds up in the heart. CHD can lead toheart failure, heart attacks, chest pain and death.

how to kill your LUNGS

We all know smoking affects the lungs, but do you know how? Smoking destroys thecilia in your upper air ways. Cilia are like tiny hairs that protect against infection. When cilia are destroyed your airways and lungs are no longer getting cleaned so they fill with nasty mucus and gunk. The gunk in your lungs can cause lung cancer, chest infections, chronic cough, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Smoking also causes breathing difficulties. This is caused by the fact that smoking damages the alveoli or air sacs in the lungs.

how to kill your MOUTH

Unlike the hidden effects of smoking on the heart and lungs, you can physicallysee the results of your bad habit on your mouth. The most common disease in the mouth due to smoking is gum disease. This is due to the bacteria thatis involved. The teeth start to rot, the tongue grows hair, and plaque grows on the teeth and in the mouth. Smoking can also cause severe bad breath, and oral cancer. This is due to the toxic elements of smoking harmingthe cells. Smoking and using alcohol excessively are the cause of about 75-90percent of all oral cancer cases.

how to QUIT

It is hard to stop doing something addictive. That's why the tobacco industry makes $35 billion annually while about 6 million people die each year from the effects of smoking. If you would like more information on how to quit, please just click here.








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