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The Dangers of Smoking

The Dangers of Smoking

 

Smoking can be dangerous for a number of reasons such as cancer, heart disease, lung disease, COPD, diabetes, stroke, emphysema, chronic bronchitis and much more. According to the CDC, more than 16 million Americans are living with a disease caused by smoking. Smokers are usually smoking tobacco regularly due to the addiction of nicotine. Nicotine is a highly addictive chemical found in a tobacco plant. Second hand smoke, which is the smoke given off by a burning tobacco product, can cause heart disease and stroke. Some ways to quit smoking are by using alternative products such as smoking sage, herbal smokes, nicotine gum, nicotine patches, acupuncture, and gum.

 

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