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Fight health effects of tobacco consumption of individual perspective physical therapy

Author(s): ┼×tefan TOMA

Journal: Gymnasium
ISSN 1453-0201

Volume: 12;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 99;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Tobacco | physical therapy

A large proportion of people die from smoking. The number of smokers increased dramatically as a result of aggressive advertising campaigns. Tobacco contains some thirty substances harmful to health. The most dangerous of these is nicotine. As consequences of bronchus pulmonary diseases mention smoking, and most ominous result of smoking is lung cancer. Studies show that smoking is the cause of 87% of lung cancer deaths and 30% of deaths caused by other types of cancer. Smoking also has an important role in cases of atherosclerosis, or clogged blood vessels with cholesterol (fat). In this case, cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart attack, stroke, and pulmonary thrombosis of the lower limbs. Smoking contributes to a great extent to increased cases of asthma, emphysema, pneumonia, osteoporosis. Smoke on children's body carries particularly harmful action. In addition to everything else, a teenager forms a complex neurological deviations. Suffer attention, memory, sleep, is modified. In smokers develop a dependency syndrome called nicotinic. Also, in women, the incidence of cervical cancer. Meanwhile, smoking increases the risks associated with hormonal contraceptive use (heart attacks, strokes). Increases the risk of difficult births. Pregnant women who smoke are at increased risk of giving birth early, to have a miscarriage, giving birth to a baby with low weight or to expose the newborn to an increased risk of sudden death syndrome. It is also known that smokers may have an early menopause. Chronic bronchitis and emphysema are most common in smokers, inhaling air with high concentrations of particles and irritating fumes.
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