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HARMFUL EFFECTS OF MEDICATION, ALCOHOL, DRUGS, AND ADDICTION:

HARMFUL EFFECTS OF MEDICATION, ALCOHOL, DRUGS, AND ADDICTION

CIGARETTES -:

CIGARETTES - More than 4,000 chemicals At least 43 known carcinogens NICOTINE

LUNG CANCER:

LUNG CANCER ONE OF THE MOST SEVERE DISEASE CAUSED IS LUNG CANCER.

Effects of Smoking Circulatory System :

Effects of Smoking Circulatory System Decreased circulation Increased plaque build up in the vessels Increased risk of myocardial infraction Increased blood pressure Increased risk of stroke Damages the heart muscle

SMOKING AND PREGNANCY:

SMOKING AND PREGNANCY effects fetal growth and low birth weight Increased chance of miscarriage and stillbirths Growth and development during childhood Nicotine-transfers during breast feeding Affects children

Pipe and Cigar Smokers :

Pipe and Cigar Smokers More likely to develop lip, mouth, and throat cancer

What about smokeless tobacco?:

What about smokeless tobacco? DANGERS: Addictive Leukoplakia Bad breath, discolored teeth Decreased smell and taste senses Oral Cancer

QUITTING TOBACCO USE:

QUITTING TOBACCO USE Suggestions for quitting: Change routine life Avoiding people/situations that increase your chances of smoking Chew gum/snack on candy Drink plenty of water, avoid alcohol, coffee, tea, and cokes

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ALCOHOL

REASONS TEENAGERS DRINK:

REASONS TEENAGERS DRINK To have fun To relax To feel more self confident To fit in—peer pressure To get away with something

ALCOHOL AND PREGNANCY FAS-Fetal Alcohol Syndrome:

ALCOHOL AND PREGNANCY FAS-Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Shorter, smaller babies, slow body growth Facial abnormalities Poor coordination Heart defects Poor attention spans, nervousness, hyperactivity

DRINKING AND DRIVING:

DRINKING AND DRIVING #1 cause of death among US teenagers Decreases ability to judge distances, speeds, and turns Increases risk taking Slows reflexes Decreases ability to concentrate

3 STAGES OF ALCOHOLISM :

3 STAGES OF ALCOHOLISM

STAGE 1:

STAGE 1 Physiological and psychological dependence Drinks regularly May have blackouts

STAGE 2:

STAGE 2 Cannot stop drinking Defensive In denial Tolerance Performance at school or work declines

STAGE 3:

STAGE 3 Drinking is visible Drinking is uncontrollable

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ILLEGAL DRUGS

DRUGS:

DRUGS Categories, Classes, and Effects

NARCOTICS:

NARCOTICS Drowsiness Dependence Sleep-Coma-Death

COCAINE:

COCAINE Increases heart rate, blood pressure, respiration Physiological dependence Can be snorted, injected Increases risk of heart attack, heart rhythm irregularities, cardiac arrest Dilated pupils Decrease appetite Chest pain

HEROIN:

HEROIN No medical use in U.S. Depresses central nervous system Coma/death with large doses Tolerance Withdrawal from drug is difficult and painful Mood disturbances restlessness

ANABOLIC STEROIDS “Used illegally to increase athletic performance”:

ANABOLIC STEROIDS “Used illegally to increase athletic performance” Increases aggressiveness and strength, BUT…

1.Increased blood pressure 2.Acne 3. Liver damage 4.Heart disease and strokes 5.Mood swings 6. Baldness 7. Mental sickness 8.Increase risk of HIV infection with shared needles.:

1.Increased blood pressure 2.Acne 3. Liver damage 4.Heart disease and strokes 5.Mood swings 6. Baldness 7. Mental sickness 8.Increase risk of HIV infection with shared needles.

ADDICTION:

ADDICTION Causes confusion Sleep problems Anxiety Teeth clenching Panic & depression Heart failure Kidney failure Hypertension

PREVENT DRUG USAGE???:

PREVENT DRUG USAGE??? YES, YOU CAN…

1.Be involved and open with your family 2. Involve your self with friend & activities 3. Join co-curricular activities 4. Set your GOALS in life 5. The awareness is the key!! :

1.Be involved and open with your family 2. I nvolve your self with friend & activities 3. Join co-curricular activities 4. Set your GOALS in life 5. The awareness is the key!!

“THE GREATEST WEALTH IS HEALTH” :

“THE GREATEST WEALTH IS HEALTH”

PRESENTED BY:

PRESENTED BY SHASHANK AGGARWAL(12) SHIVANI JAIN(53) RASHI AGARWAL(32) SHUCHI SINGH(13)

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