• Incidence of impotence is approximately 85 percent higher in male smokers compared to non-smokers. Smoking causes impotence because it promotes arterial narrowing
  • Quitting significantly reduces your risk of developing coronary heart disease, lung cancer and other cancers
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) caused by smoking, is a permanent, incurable reduction of lung capacity characterized by shortness of breath, wheezing and persistent cough with sputum
  • Tobacco kills 50 per cent of lifetime smokers and half of these deaths occur among people in their middle age (35-69years)
  • Several ingredients of tobacco lead to the narrowing of blood vessels, increasing the likelihood of a blockage, and thus a heart attack or stroke
  • Creating 100% smoke-free environments is the only way to protect people from the harmful effects of second-hand tobacco smoke.

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Smoking and Women


Apart from the general health consequences of smoking, women face the following unique risks when it comes to smoking;

  • Adverse health effects during pregnancy.
  • Increased risk of cervical cancer.
  • Decreased fertility.
  • Increased risk of coronary heart diseases, if a woman uses oral contraceptives and smokes.
  • Earlier natural menopause.
  • Lower bone density post-menopause.

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Smoking is even more dangerous when combined with excessive alcohol use.


Heavy drinkers who smoke are much more likely to develop oral cancers, liver cirrhosis, pancreatitis and other serious medical conditions.

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Smoking and Alcohol Use