Q: What Does Smoking Cost You?

Q: What Does Smoking Cost You?
Q: What Does Smoking Cost You?

Most of our actions have costs as well as benefits. Although you know that smoking is bad for your health, do you know all the different types of problems caused by smoking?

Do you know what are your chances of developing various chronic diseases?

Here is a partial list of health problems caused by smoking:

  • cancer of the lung, bladder, mouth, voice box, throat, kidney, cervix and bowel; heart attack, circulatory problems, stroke,
  • lung disease including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema, chronic bronchitis;
  • flu, pneumonia, colds,peptic ulcer, Crohn’s disease, tooth loss, gum disease, osteoporosis, sleep problems, cataracts, thyroid disease, and menstrual problems.
  • Smoking is also related to infertility, sudden infant death syndrome and infant health problems. Continue reading “Q: What Does Smoking Cost You?”