smoking cessation

December 11, 2013

What does smoking actually do to your body?

Smoking is gross. We all know it, and we’ve all seen the long term damage it does to our lungs, that is, blackened tarred smoker’s lungs. Have you ever wondered what actually happens when you inhale a cigarette? No? Well, a single drag exposes the body to over 4,000 chemical compounds and 600 additives, effectively making it one of the most powerful stimulants known to man. It takes just 10 seconds for nicotine to reach the brain, and over 90% of what’s inhaled is absorbed by the lungs, which pass into the lung as miniscule droplets of suspended tar particles.…
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