A study in 2008 revealed that men who smoke are 2.54 centimeters shorter than what smoke instead for women this rule was not valid. Influence of tobacco on the growth in height in early childhood – During pregnancy, tobacco use by the mother leading to the presence of nicotine in baby’s stomach. For this reason and because of the fact that it is no longer accessible to a large part of oxygen, it is likely that the child was born with birth abnormalities. In childhood, active or passive tobacco consumption leads to serious respiratory problems.
Without realizing, the child’s energy will be “eaten” by the tobacco, leaving him listless. If time is observed with a stagnation of its height should not be a surprise to family members smoke.What other birth disorders tobacco? Whether they are long or short term effects of smoking are multiple and, often, impossible to repair, here are some of them:
• Bags under the eyes (smokers feel more tired than nonsmokers)
• Yellow teeth (nicotine stain teeth)
• Wrinkles (smokers are, on average, 15% older than nonsmokers)
• Yellowed fingers (nicotine stained fingers and nails)
• Psoriasis (smoking for a period of 11 to 20 years increases the risk of psoriasis by 60%)
• Thinner hair (toxins damage the DNA in the hair) and more gray hairs
• Scars (wounds will heal slower)
• Loss of teeth (oral cancer and gum disease)
• Dull complexion (pale skin, wrinkled, stained)
• Skin cancer (smokers are three times more likely to develop cancer cells)
• Striae (nicotine damage fibers and connective tissue in the skin)
• Cataract (smoking increases the risk of cataracts by 22% – depends on the number of cigarettes smoked)
• Warts (including genital area).
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