PREVALENCE OF CIGARETTE SMOKING AND ITS SERIOUS HEALTH IMPACT -AN INFORMATIVE REVIEW
Kazi Azajul Ferdoush, Nazrin Sultana, Aishi Sharker Shoshi, Md. Anamul Haque and Khurshid Jahan*
Smoking is the habit of burning tobacco. During cigarette smoking the smoke is inspired with cigarettes, or released from the mouth, as is mostly done with pipes and cigars. Tobacco is considered as addictive and world’s most-disastrous causes of death. Throughout the world, smoking is increasing and number of smoking related death also increasing. The injurious effect of smoking is not only limited to the smoker, it is similarly harmful to the nonsmokers as well as to the environment. When the nonsmokers are continuously exposed to tobacco smoke in the environment they will be similarly attacked by same diseases that bother smokers like lung cancer and other diseases of different organs. When people start smoking they take it as a source of relieving stress but day by day it turns to an addictive things. The objective of this review was to study the health impacts of cigarette smoking. From our study it was observed that not only environment but also different organs of human body liker lungs, women fertility, kidney and heart can be damaged for long term exposure of smoking. Besides smokers, nonsmokers are similarly attacked by the harmful effects of smoking. The government, non-government organizations and policy makers must take necessary steps to control cigarette smoking.
Keywords: Cancer, Cigarettes Smoking, COPD, Diabetes, Devices, Electronic cigarette.
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