what is the addictive drug in tobacco?
nicotine , if affects the body because it increases the action of the central nervous system ( raises blood pressure, increases heart rate, contributes to heart disease and stroke)
what affect does tar have on the body?
it affects the lung tissue
What effect does carbon monoxide have?
it is a poisoned gas, replaces oxygen in blood, increases risk of high blood pressure, and heart disease and hardening of arteries
how is leukoplakia related to cancer?
they develop into oral cancer
what cancers are more common among users of smokeless tobacco?
oral, mouth cancer
the short term effects of tobacco on respiration and heart rate
changes in brain chemistry, increased heart rate, reduced appetite, bad breath, smelly hair
long term effects of tobacco on respiration and heart rate
chronic bronchitis, emphysema, lung cancer, coronary heart disease and stroke
what is the estimates yearly cost of tobacco use to society?
a billion dollars a year
what are the three factors that have contributed to the recent decline in teen smoking?
no adds, anti tobacco companies, and you can’t obtain it
physical, mental and emotional, and social benefit of a tobacco- free lifestyle
does not have lung issues, you don’t have the want and need to do it, and you won’t stick
what percentage of adult smokers start when they were teens? what are 2 strategies that can help you avoid tobacco use in your teen years ?
90% and choose friends who don’t use tobacco and avoid situations where tobacco is related
what are the three tips that can help a tobacco user who is trying to quit?
set a date, get a support system, and have a healthy alternative
what is the stop approach to help someone quit using tobacco?
take time to plan
take time to plan