Tobacco addiction is an intoxication that depends on prolonged and constant use of tobacco. This addiction to smoking often causes damage to many organs and tissues of the body as cigarettes produce about 4000 substances that are found to be toxic or carcinogenic.
The individuals most at risk of damage from smoking are the heavy smokers and those of long-standing; after all, it has been known for several years that the consequences of smoking are closely dependent on the amount of tobacco consumed per day and the number of years of smoking.
Having said this, it is worth remembering that smoking is always a source of damage at any dose: even a single cigarette a day, in fact, is harmful to the health of those who consume it and those who inhale the substances released.
The symptoms of smoking are really numerous and that is why it is good not to overdo the cigarettes you smoke. Let’s find out the details of the problem.
The symptoms of smoking are therefore numerous in most cases depend on the predisposition of the various subjects who smoke tobacco for long periods of time causing a real intoxication. The consequences for health can be very serious and the major damage caused concern the respiratory and cardiovascular system, in fact many studies have revealed the correlation between smoking and serious diseases such as lung cancer or carcinoma of the oral cavity.
Symptoms can also include respiratory diseases such as pharyngitis, chronic bronchitis or even pulmonary emphysema. It is also not uncommon to observe muscle weakness, excessive sweating, miosis, seizures and stomatitis. In some occasions, those who have this problem also suffer from disorders of consciousness, visual disturbances and mydriasis.
There is also a correlation between smoking and heart disease, in fact the excessive consumption of tobacco can cause angina pectoris or myocardial infarction.
In some occasions smokers tend to present a higher heart rate than usually happens to healthy people. Teeth also suffer problems because they become stained in a very serious way and often the breath becomes bad because of smoking.
Another serious problem is related to the fragility of the bones, in fact those who smoke a lot often risk facing osteoporosis and a weakening of the skeleton and bone tissue.
Pregnant women can have problems if they consume tobacco or are often exposed to secondhand smoke. The risk of premature birth or even miscarriage is very high for women who smoke.
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