alcohol and cigarette Alcohol and Cigarettes FactsMost adults would define cigarettes and alcohol as drugs. Fitness, physical health, mental health and long-term health all suffer as a result of medium- or heavy- drinking. Alcohol is also classified as a food because it contains calories. Cigarettes & Alcohol” is a song by British rock band Oasis, written by Noel Gallagher. Alcohol and cigarettes account for 0.9% of money spent on international trade. Adult men seem to be smoking less, women and teenagers of both male and female seem to be smoking more. Drinking modest, sensible amounts of alcohol, however, can be good for you. Smoking is responsible for nearly 1 in 5 deaths in the United States. The average drink has about the same calorie count as a large potato but, unlike a potato or any other food, alcohol has no nutritional value. Many of the social effects of alcohol are psychological and cultural. Smoking causes cancer and increases the rate of ageing, by damaging the DNA inside cells.

Cigarette smoking causes a variety of life-threatening diseases. The use of alcohol can be controlled with informed consent, age restrictions on participants, validation of the study subject and tight manipulation of confounding variables. Italian long-liver Rafaela Moni who is 109 years old tells that moderate using of alcohol helped her to save her health and force during all her live. Smoking for pleasure or relief of an urge to smoke is counterproductive and shorted: The want of nicotine reduces pleasure, abandoning cigarettes altogether results in an increase overall happiness. Nationwide, 22.3% of high school students and 8.1% of middle school students were smoking in 2004. The calories are empty. Alcohol can produce detectable impairments in memory after only a few drinks and, as the amount of alcohol increases, so does the degree of impairment.

Harmful Effects Of Cigarettes

Smoking generally affects a smoker’s health, harming nearly every organ of the body, and causing many diseases.

  • heart attacks and stroke
  • gallstones
  • aneurysms
  • leads to less stamina
  • cancer
  • peptic ulcers
  • bronchitis
  • damage a woman’s reproductive health
  • accelerates the development of the macular degeneration

Harmful effects of Alcohol

  • alcohol impairs behavior, judgment, memory, concentration and coordination.
  • inflammation
  • neuropsychological deficits
  • brain damage
  • physical behavior
  • menopause and menstrual irregularities
  • throat cancer
  • affects on the sleep cycle

About the Author

Sander Bel writes articles in Health and Wellness sections. Among his prominient works are articles for http://www.depression-guide.com and http://www.beauty-cosmetic-guide.com.

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