What are 5 short term effects of tobacco?
What are the short-term effects of chewing spit tobacco?
- Bad breath.
- Bad taste in mouth.
- Excess saliva production – drooling.
- Stained teeth.
- Stains on clothes.
- Addiction to nicotine.
- Receding gums (gums pull away from teeth.)
- Permanent gum loss.
What are the effects of tobacco products?
Although nicotine is addictive, most of the severe health effects of tobacco use comes from other chemicals. Tobacco smoking can lead to lung cancer, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema. It increases the risk of heart disease, which can lead to stroke or heart attack.
How does tobacco affect the body?
Smoking tobacco damages your heart and blood vessels (cardiovascular system), increasing your risk of heart disease and stroke. It’s a major cause of coronary heart disease, which can lead to a heart attack. Smoking causes high blood pressure, lowers your ability to exercise, and makes your blood more likely to clot.