28. 11. 2016
A well-known fact is that smoking increases the probability of diseases of the cardiovascular system. In addition, it enhances the risk of cancer. The scientists consider that smoking is a cause of death number one in the world.
According to the research by US doctors, people die from cigarettes more often than from homicide, vehicle and aircraft accidents, HIV and alcoholism. British statistics has similar indicators.
Smoking causes serious damage to the brain. Short-term memory deteriorates. The smoker’s ability to learn and remember new information is significantly reduced.
British scientists at Northumbria University believe that the rejection of cigarettes can only partially improve the situation. It is impossible to restore brain’s function fully.
Over fifty substances contained in the cigarette, are toxic in nature.