10 Serious Effects of Cigarette Smoking on Environment and Human Health
Health Effects of Cigarette Smoking | CDC
Leah DiPlacido, a medical writer with more than nine years of biomedical writing experience, received her doctorate in immunology from Yale University. The CDC reports that, on average, a smoker dies 13 to 14 years earlier than non-smokers; they die from cancer, heart disease, and lung diseases such as emphysema, chronic airway obstruction and bronchitis. Beyond health effects, there are negative effects including financial and social factors. Furthermore, smoking does not just affect the smoker; secondhand smoke negatively affects family, friends and associates. Cigarette smoke and secondhand smoke, not surprisingly, have negative effects on one's health.
How does smoking affect the body?
It harms your body as it harms the people around you. No one benefits from smoking except maybe the tobacco companies that earn billions of dollars. Health wise, tobacco is a silent killer. Below are the top 10 negative effects of smoking to your health.