The Destructive Effects Of Smoking On Your Body's Future

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Do you know that this innocent piece of tobacco lit between your index and middle finger is responsible for 1 in every 5 deaths? (Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, 2012) While this cigarette might give you a sense of satisfaction at the moment, it is actually doing you more damage to your body’s future, lifestyle and those around you. Since your smoking habits are considered heavy and your health is of major concern, I have taken the time to explain the destructive effects of smoking on your body’s future, along with a possible treatment plan I wish you pursue to save yourself.
To start off with, the use of Tobacco possesses a huge threat to the cardiovascular system, giving rise to the numbers that make cardiovascular disease the single major cause of death in the United States. Chemicals in tobacco are known to prevent your body from repairing damaged places in the lining of arteries, leading to increased clotting and inflamed arteries (Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, 2015). As such, blood streams
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However, the most challenging part in quitting smoking is being able to adapt to the reduced nicotine levels, the addictive element found in tobacco, and the tobacco carvings that come from withdrawal. Since your smoking habits are generally considered moderate to intense, I would advise you to use Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), in which the addictive element of Nicotine is kept in the body by using other sources such as nicotine gums, nasal sprays or patches, which are all sold as over-the-counter drugs (American Cancer Society, 2010). As such, only Nicotine out of the thousands of toxic chemicals found in tobacco is kept, resulting in very significant recovery to the body. Even more interesting, this method has been considered to “significantly improve chances of quitting smoking by 50 to 70%” (American Cancer Society,

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