Definition of smoking :
Smoking is a process in which a certain substance is burned, and the most commonly used substance is tobacco, and after burning it a person tastes and inhales it. The state of spiritual enlightenment, and one of the most common means of smoking at this time is cigarettes, whether they are of industrial production or those that are wrapped by hand, and there are other means and tools for smoking such as pipes and hookahs.
Definition of Tobacco :
Smoking History :
Types of smoking:
According to the motive that leads to it
- Relaxing smoking: It is related to the smoker’s feeling of happiness in times of relaxation, and it is the most common type.
- Psychological smoking: It is related to the smoker showing some of his characteristics in front of people, such as highlighting his masculinity, and he is usually accompanied by others.
- Activated smoking: It is related to periods of work, whether physical or mental.
- Analgesic smoking: It is related to relieving the feeling of psychological pressure from the smoker’s psyche.
- Addictive smoking: It is related to the body’s urgent need for substances found in smoking cigarettes, such as nicotine, and it is not intended to feel happy or any other feeling.
- Sensory smoking: It is related to the smoker’s sense of vitality and freshness when he smokes.
- Direct smoking: It is for a person to smoke voluntarily.
- Passive smoking: It is what is called involuntary smoking, where a person is involuntarily exposed to air polluted by tobacco smoke through the environment around him; Nearby there are smokers who smoke voluntarily, as this smoke comes to them through breath-taking periods during the burning of tobacco and when the smoker exhales this smoke, and one of the most dangerous groups exposed to passive smoking are children and infants, and reports issued by the Environmental Protection Agency in the United States showed that smoking in 1992 AD Equals the risk of direct smoking.
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Components of Cigarette Smoke
Cigarette smoke contains more than 4,700 chemicals; Where studies and research have shown that 60 of them constitute substances likely to lead to cancer, and for this reason, they are classified among carcinogenic substances, and when a person smokes, tobacco and the rest of the substances are subject to a set of chemical reactions to form smoke, which contains more than 400 substances:
- Hydrogen cyanide.
- Carbon monoxide.
- Vinyl chloride.
Among the carcinogens:
- Hydrogen sulfur.
- Nitrogen dioxide.
- Formaldehyde, which is harmful to the airway.
- Hydrogen cyanide.
The dangers of smoking
The health aspect
- heart attack.
- Cancer, especially lung cancer.
- Diseases related to the respiratory system.
- premature death.
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