Cigarette smoking is a hard habit to break. It is also the leading cause of death from heart attacks and other diseases. About 1,000 Americans die each day from diseases caused by cigarette smoking. They could have prevented these deaths.
Cigarette smoke contains nicotine, tar and other poisons. Nicotine is a powerful drug. People become addicted to it. Cigarettes become a habit. The nicotine in each cigarette causes the body to change. It causes
~the heart to beat faster
~the blood vessels to narrow
~the flow of blood to slow down
~the blood pressure to increase and
~the body temperature to drop a little, especially in the fingers and toes.
Cigarette smoke contains almost 4,000 chemicals. Among them are small amounts of DDT, arsenic and formaldehyde. Almost 90 percent of these poisons stay in your lungs after smoking a cigarette. Smokers have twice the death rate as nonsmoker. They die of lung cancer and heart attacks.
CIGARETTES ARE DEADLY!
THEY DO NOT HELP YOU MENTALLY!
THEY DESTROY YOU!