TOBACCO is the common name of several plants in the nicotiana genus and Solanaceae family, and the general term for any product prepared from the cured leaves of the tobacco plant. More than 70 species of tobacco are known, but the chief commercial crop is N. Tabacum. The more potent variant N. Rustica is also used around the world.
EFFECTS OF TOBACCO SMOKE ON THE BODY
*irritation and inflammation of the stomach and intestines.
*premature wrinkling of the skin
*higher risk of blindness
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DOES TOBACCO HAVE ANY POSITIVE EFFECTS?
Yes! They do. These are called Pharmacological effects. Consuming Nicotine is also linked to raised alertness, euphoria and a sensation being relaxed. Studies have shown that nicotine appears to improve memory and concentration. It is thought that this is due to an increase in acetylcholine and norepinephrine.
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF TOBACCO ADDICTION
Some people can smoke socially or occasionally, but others become addicted. An addiction may be present if the person;
- cannot stop smoking or chewing, despite attempts to quit.
- has withdrawal symptoms when they try to quit( shaky hands, sweating, irritability rec.)
- continues to smoke despite health problems.
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