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Cause and Effect Essay : The Effect Of Smoking

Smoking can be considered one of the most dangerous habits that any individual can have. From the fact I had read before, smoking kills an average of 450,000 people each year. That is more than car accidents, drunk driving, and illegal substances. So why is it that people still continue to smoke? What causes people want to smoke even their knowing the deadly effect? There is no one real reason that causes people to smoke but from my observations towards my friends especially to boys actually some of them may start smoking because they saw someone they liked smoking and thought it was cool. There are the reasons why the smokers smoking, effect of smoking to human body and the effect to the non-smokers.

First of all, there are many causes which make people smoke and the effect of smoking to their health. Although smokers claim that it helps them to relax and release stress, the negative aspects of the habit take over the positive. As it has been stressed by the scientists and experts, there are some very severe reasons of smoking but it crucial consequences should also be taken into consideration. However, it can divided to two main causes which in physical and psychological. First cause which is physical concerns the human body's needs such like nicotine. Nicotine contained in cigarette is an addictive substance. It is the chemical which causes addiction. Nicotine reduces tension in the muscles and allows smokers to relax so they feel that they can relieve stress by smoking. A little nicotine makes smokers feel more energy and improve concentration. Second main cause of smoking is psychological which seems to be a very important factor for people to get the habit. One of the psychological situations which drive people to smoke is low self.

In addition on the point is smoking causes disease and is a slow way to die because the effect of smoking on human...
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