Microsoft PowerPoint - Tobacco S08 Kine 250

Microsoft PowerPoint - Tobacco S08 Kine 250 - Health...

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1 Tobacco Health Implications of Tobacco Use Why Do People Start Smoking? Genetics Adolescent Experimentation Parental Role Models Mental Disorders Limited Education Weight Control Addiction Stress Aggressive Marketing Prevalence in the U.S. s 20.9% U.S. adults smoke – 18.5% of women – 23.4% of men Types of Smoker s Shallow puffs –Release acetylcholine s Deep drags –Blocks acetylcholine Forms of Tobacco “Safer” Cigarettes Cigars Smokeless Tobacco Pipes Bidis Clove Cigarettes Hookah Cigarettes Tobacco s Nicotine s Tar – adheres to cells in lung – damages cilia s Carbon monoxide – decreases RBCs ability to transport oxygen
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2 Some Effects Of Smoking On The Body
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Unformatted text preview: Health implications s Cancer, cardiovascular & respiratory diseases s Reproductive and sexual dysfunction s Urinary incontinence s Wrinkles, bad breath & yellow teeth Passive smoke s Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) –mainstream smoke –side stream smoke Solutions s Education s Taxation & regulations s Treatment How to Quit Living Smoke Free Use delaying tactics Distract yourself Establish nonsmoking hours Never smoke two packs of the same brand in a row Make it harder to get your cigarettes Spend more time in places where you can’t smoke Stop completely for just one day at a time...
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2011 for the course KINE 250 taught by Professor Jankovitz during the Spring '05 term at Cal Poly.

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