440,000 deaths are caused by cigarette smoking 20% of all deaths of heart disease are caused by smoking Smoking causes more than 1 in 5 deaths A pack a day inncreases risk of heart disease by 2x On average, 35,000 non-smokers die from second hand smoke Non-smokers live 13-14 years longer than smokers
The Steps To Heart Disease & Stroke
The nicotine makes our bodies realese adelene.
Adelene makes our heart beat faster.
This causes imflamation of the arteries of the heart.
The build up of this plaque leads to heart disease over time.
Cholesterol in the blood will be taken up into the arteries.
THE EFFECTS OF TOBACCO ON SOCIAL, MENTAL/EMOTIONAL AND PHYSICAL
SOCIAL: rotting teeth and odor may be unwelcoming to people
PHYSICAL: risk of heart disease and stroke
MENTAL / EMOTIONAL: mental health diseases like; addiction, anxiety, and depression