Effects of Smoking Cigarettes on Teenagers Between the Ages of 13-20
To inform the audience.
To increase awareness about the effects of smoking.
Effects on Respiratory System
Reduces growth rate of lungs
Effects on the Reproductive System
Abnormal Sperm Cells
Lowers sex drive
Cancer of Cervix
Birth defects when pregnant, Miscarriage
Effects on Physical Appearance
Discoloration & Stains
Tar Stained Fingers
Someone loses their live to smoking every 8 seconds.
If you currently smoke, use this info to help you stop smoking.
If you cannot stop smoking, join any stop smoking group, where you will get professional help to stop smoking.
Smoking is a habit you can live without.
Someone who smokes a pack a day lives 7 years less than someone who never smoked.
The resting heart rate of teenage smokers is twice the heart rate of non smokers
Teens who smoke produce twice as more phlegm than non smokers
Teens who smoke are 3 times more likely than nonsmokers to use alcohol, 8 times more likely to smoke marijuana, and 22 times more likely to use cocaine.
Every year hundreds of thousands of people around the world die from diseases caused by smoking.
One in two lifetime smokers will die from their habit. Half of these deaths will occur in middle age.
Tobacco smoke also contributes to a number of cancers.
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. It slows your blood flow, cutting off oxygen to your feet and...