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Slow Poison …. : 

Slow Poison …. SMOKING

Agenda : 

Agenda What you need to know. contains over 4,000 chemicals. Effects of Smoking. benefits of stopping. How can I stop smoking.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW : 

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Smoking in India : 

Smoking in India 194 million men 45 million women India reports 5 million child smokers with 55,000 children starting regular

Tobacco contains over 4,000 chemicals, many of which are harmful. : 

Tobacco contains over 4,000 chemicals, many of which are harmful. Benzene - solvent used in fuel and chemical manufacture Formaldehyde - highly poisonous, colourless liquid used to preserve dead bodies Ammonia - chemical found in cleaning fluids. Used in cigarettes to increase the delivery of nicotine Hydrogen cyanide - poisonous gas used in the manufacture of plastics, dyes, and pesticides. Often used as a fumigant to kill rats Cadmium - extremely poisonous metal found in batteries Acetone - solvent found in nail polish remover Arsenic - ingredient in rat poison

The three main components of inhaled smoke are : : 

The three main components of inhaled smoke are : Nicotine Carbon monoxide Tar

Slide 7: 

Do you have children? Do you smoke? If you really love them, then, please do them a favour! STEP OUTSIDE! PLEASE!!

Effects of Smoking and the reasons to Stop : 

Effects of Smoking and the reasons to Stop International studies of millions of people by government, industry, universities, and private research institutions have determined that smoking can cause:

Cancers : 

Cancers Lung cancer. Mouth, throat and nose cancer. Cancer of the larynx. Pancreatic cancer Bladder cancer. Stomach cancer. Kidney cancer.

Heart and circulatory diseases : 

Heart and circulatory diseases Heart attacks and Heart disease. Arteriosclerosis. High blood pressure.

Respiratory disease and Other illnesses : 

Respiratory disease and Other illnesses Asthma. Increased frequency of colds, particularly chest colds and bronchitis. Shortness of breath. Headaches. Stained teeth, fingers, and hair Arthritis. Decreased sexual activityand mental depression.

What are the benefits of stopping smoking? : 

What are the benefits of stopping smoking? The benefits begin straight away. You reduce your risk of getting serious disease no matter what age you give up. However, the sooner you stop, the greater the reduction in your risk It is never too late to stop smoking to gain health benefits.

How can I stop smoking? : 

How can I stop smoking? About 2 in 3 smokers want to stop smoking. Some people can give up easily. Willpower and determination are the most important aspects when giving up smoking. However, nicotine is a drug of addiction and many people find giving up a struggle.

Getting Ready to Quit : 

Getting Ready to Quit Nicotine gum therapy Nicotine patch therapy

Keep trying : 

Keep trying Thank You

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