Smoking is the major cause of 25% of deaths from heart disease.
Smoking increases your heart rate and increases your requirement for oxygen. Your risk of heart attack and angina occurring
prematurely is generally increased if you smoke cigarettes.
Many smokers find their skin becomes dry and in some smokers
discoloration around the fingers is common.
Nails & Teeth
Discoloration of nails and teeth is common in
A pregnant woman who smokes has an increased
risk of miscarriage, of having a stillborn or of having a low birth weight baby. Reductions of 2-8ozs in average birth weight
have been reported in babies of non-smokers.
Nose & Throat
Smokers cannot breath freely and hence sense
of smell is diminished. Smokers are more likely to get cancer of the throat or larynx.