you fit in? you're broke? breathing becomes a challenge? you're addicted? you're diagnosed with cancer? half your jaw is gone?
Tobacco is a highly addictive substance that effects your mood, vision, apetite, and organs in a negative way. It conrtibutes to quick aging and health complications.
Nervous System: the more you smoke, the more nicotine it takes to relieve stress
Respiratory System: smoke causes lung damage because of toxins that get trapped into the lungs
Cardiovascular System: nicotine tightens blood vessels and increases blood sugar, which causes cravings
Integumentary System: premature aging and discoloration
Digestive System: gum diseases and an increased risk of digestive organs' cancer
Reproductive System: makes pregnancies more difficult
For Christine, a former smoker, this is all so familiar. She started smoking at the young age of 16 because she felt the need to be accepted. Soon, she was hooked. Christine never meant for this to happen, but it just did. Now, she's recovering from her addiction with a quarter of her face missing.