We are all aware of the fact that cigarettes are bad for our body and overall health, but despite this, tobacco still ranks at number one on the list of preventable causes of death in the U.S.
According to statistics conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 480,000 Americans lose their lives to cigarettes or cigarette-related illnesses and conditions. According to other research data, 3,200 Americans under the age of 18 smoke their first cigarette every day. If you are a smoker, after you have finished this article, you will want to reconsider.
Down below, there is a graph which shows all the harmful ingredients which cigarettes are loaded with. Some of them include hexamine, stearic acid, and cadmium, which all affect health in their own negative way.
Cadmium is usually found in butane, batteries as well as other types of lighter fluid, methane from sewer gas, arsenic from poison, ammonia from toilet cleaners, methanol from rocket fuels as well as hexamine from barbecue lighters, so if you didn’t know when the right time to quit smoking is – it is know.
Even if you are a chronic smoker and can’t quit the cigarettes, we recommend you to keep on reading because there is one more thing that might help you ditch this poison.
Once you start smoking, your body immediately starts recovering from the effects. In fact, according to information from the American Cancer Society, just 20 minutes after you put the pack away, the heart rate and blood pressure drop, but that is not all. Two weeks after you haven’t touched a cigarette, the body circulation improves and lung function increases. One year without smoking and your risk of heart disease drops by 50%. Amazing right?
Other changes will also take place. For example, food will taste better, your hair, breath and clothes will smell better, and your teeth and fingernails will go from yellow to white in a short period of time. While we understand that it is easy, the benefits are incredible, and you will look younger and healthier.