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Which Is Worse Cigarettes Or Exhaust
I have recently lowered the quantity of cigarettes I smoke significantly. But I now have strong fatigue & drowsiness all day. Should I be worried?
Nothing to choose: Both are bad in different ways. Tobacco smoke predisposes to heart attacks, aggravates respiratory problems and may marginally increase the risk of cancers. Auto exhaust causes respiratory damage, carbon monoxide poisoning and depending on the type of exhaust may increase the risk of cancers. ...Read more
Isn't breathing car exhaust as bad, or worse for a child than breathing second hand cigarette smoke?
Cigarettes worse: Both are really bad for you, in different ways. It doesn't matter which is worse, they are both dangerous, avoid them. Both have carbon monoxide. Cigarette smoke has 10 times more particles than car exhaust and over 4000 other toxic chemicals. Car exhaust has both small particles which get trapped in your lungs and free radicals created by the catalytic converter which also damage lungs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Toxic level: Cigarette smoking puts the toxins directly into your lungs and your body in a concentrated form. Auto exhaust is diluted by the time you might inhale it. Would you bend down, and directly inhale the exhaust from your car? Then consider what you are doing when you smoke - and stop altogether. ...Read more
Yes, probably worse.: The goal of “Fire Standards Compliant” cigarettes is simply lower tendency to set fires if positioned against other surfaces which can also catch fire. Review: http://tobaccotrain.com/6000/index.php?main_page=page&id=19&chapter=33 for a discussion of some of the issues and simply look up: fsc vs non-fsc cigarettes using the Google search engine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Absolutely!: Yes, smoking will make your gastritis worse. In fact, smoking can make most stomach problems worse (acid reflux & ulcers are others). This is even though you breathe the smoke in, not swallow it. The nicotine and other dangerous chemicals get into your bloodstream through your lungs but then go throughout your body, including your stomach. Avoid smoking at all costs! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Filtered or nonfiltered cigarettes worse? I know they're both bad so so please dont answer with that. Which is worse?
HeyPunkFeelingLucky?: People who smoke filtered cigarettes tend to draw in the smoke harder,smoke them to the nub and smoke more per day.That means that the net effect is about the same as non-filters. So why not just enjoy a nice tasty non-filter like a Luck Strike fewer times a day?Puff it gently.Smoke it only half way, put it out and smoke the rest later and limit yourself to 5 a day?Because, you know, BOTH ARE BAD! ...Read more
See below: E-cigarettes contain only nicotine vapor. They don't contain tobacco. Nicotine does not cause lung cancer or heart disease. It is the 200+chemicals produced when tobacco burns that cause disease. So E-cigaretts are much safer that tobacco. However, E-cigaretts can be just as addicting as tobacco and there is concern that they are being heavily promoted towards young adults>lead to smoking tobacco. ...Read more
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