· Sorry to say but your risk of stroke also increases! One of the reasons for this is due to the thinning of your blood vessels along with the increase in blood pressure this can cause a blood vessel to burst in your brain causing a brain subarachnoid brain haemorrhage, which is a type of stroke. This can cause serious damage to your brain or worst death!
Notice your skin looks a bit grey, sallow and lifeless? This is because during smoking the oxygen levels in your body drop your body will then reduce the amount of oxygen to your skin to try and protect the vital organs.
Carbon monoxide suffocates the oxygen from the red blood cell, meaning your heart has to work so much harder to push oxygen around your body and up to your brain. As a smoker, this poses more risk of Heart Attack and Stroke.
- Your lungs are in the direct firing line when you smoke with smoke and tar filling them when you smoke.
- It all starts with a “smokers a Cough” however this can quickly develop into something far worst such as COPD which is where your lungs fill with mucus due to the inflammation caused by smoking.
- Bad teeth, bad breath, increased risk gum disease and loss of taste does not sound a very good date …
- Your risk of developing oesophagus cancer massively increases in fact over 93% of cases of cancer are linked to smoking.
- Smoking has many effects for males when it comes to reproductive health including issues with impotence and lower sperm count
- Smoking also affects women, reducing their fertility as well as increasing the risk of miscarriage