What are the disadvantages of regular smoking? Find out

dis advantages of smokingWe all know that smoking causes illness and death, even cigarette packets themselves prints that it is injurious to health. Many negative advertisements are coming up on TV, even though many people are continuously smoking. If you are a smoker, then you are at biggest risk. It may affect your lungs and whole body organs with the chemical ingredients present in it. There are also many other disadvantages of smoking cigarettes.

People have several reasons to smoke. A few might think that it is a cool and style during college days. For some, environment and family member’s addiction matters. For some, friends circle, colleagues and work stress might be the reasons. Whatever the reason, quitting is a better deal as it is injurious to health. Many people start smoking in the early ages and later finds difficult to quit. Remember that it will not only hurt you even it is harmful to the people around you.

Tobacco in cigarettes includes more than 4000 active chemicals that cause serious issues inside the body. Some ingredients that cause serious harm to the body are nitrogen oxides, radioactive, hydrogen cyanide, carbon monoxide, metal substances, tar and many others.

Here are some of the disadvantages of smoking.

Lung Cancer:

We all aware that lung cancer is the biggest health issue caused by regular smoking. It is the foremost reason for the cancer patients and 90% of cancer patients are leading to death. If this cancer is detected in the early stage, it can be recovered and in a case of severe condition, it leads to death. Researchers say that smokers are 30 times more likely to get lung cancer which leads to death. This is also applicable for the occasional smokers. The only way to get safe from this situation is quitting. Regular smoking also results in high blood pressure.

Effects heart and blood vessels:

Regular smoking will alter the structure of the blood vessels by narrowing the size. It also leads to a disease called as atherosclerosis, where the vessels get hard and build ups plaque. It increases the chance of heart issues and high blood pressure. The powerful chemical carbon monoxide present in the cigarette creates all health-related issues. It also interferes in blood clotting which leads to strokes.

Pregnancy issues:

This is one of the biggest disadvantages of smoking if you are a pregnant woman. If the pregnant women have a habit of smoking, it not only affects the mother also the infants. In this case, the infants are more likely to die suddenly. Even researchers revealed that 3 percent of infant’s death are caused due to the pregnant women with the smoking habit. It also effects unborn baby growth and development. Remember, whatever you consume during pregnancy will straight away go to the unborn baby. If you have a habit of smoking and planning for pregnancy, it is better to quit. This ensures your baby health.


If a person starts smoking, he/she will get addicted to doing so. The person may feel tough to get away from the habit as they will be addicted. Without smoking they can’t concentrate doing things and if they fail to take cigarette they start losing control on their own body and it may irritate.

Effects your family:

By following the parents, nowadays kids also started taking cigarettes at the early age. Starting in the early age is very dangerous as their body is not capable of withstanding the effects. It also effects in the development of its growth such as height and weight. Only because of smoking, today more kids are leading to death in the early age. Cigarettes also attracts other habits such as alcohol and drugs.

Economic loss:

The cost of the cigarette is raising very high. So, it will not only cause damages to the health also to the economics. A person who smokes a pack of cigarette for years might have spent thousands, which seems really bad for the middle-class people. Saving those big amounts can generate good returns in the future.

Smoking bothers the people around you:

Smoking will not only harm you also affects the people around you. Blowing the air out creates an unpleasant experience around you. The individuals next to you also face the risks in the same way even if they are a non-smoker. When you blow smoke on their faces, it will get stored on their clothing and lets them face some skin allergies. Some cities banned indoor smoking and offered designated area. This is one of the dis-hearting disadvantages of smoking.


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