A weird but true fact, proving that every coin has two sides.
Smoking is becoming a global problem. It has been in existence for very long time as per the article “ History of Smoking and The Harm From This“. The biggest problem of smoking as compared to drinking and drugs addiction is the fact that it also affects the non-smokers directly. Smoking has been linked to various diseases but still people are smoking. There are various articles which discusses about the problems associated with smoking, some of them are:
There are several statistics available in this field, the article “Smoking Related Deaths ” gives some of them. Now, there are some of the articles “ Stop Smoking Tips – How to Get Rid of Smoking, How to STOP Smoking and Smoking Not Good for Health” which talk about about the ways to quit and prevent smoking.
Despite having so many issues and problem, smoking is also like a coin. If it has so many bad things, it can also prove a blessing in disguise. One of the article “No Quits: Smoking Has Benefits” tried to gave some general benefits of smoking. However, there are some special cases where smokers can have an advantage over non-smokers. Now, the reason i call it a special case because in the field of medicine and pharmacology, it is a well known fact that smoking causes the rapid removal of drugs from the body. It becomes a serious issue because it becomes more difficult to treat the smokers as compared to non-smokers. However, there is one article “Cigarette Smoking and Drug Metabolism” in journal “Audio-Digest Internal Medicine” which says that the this problem of rapid elimination of drug can sometimes be helpful in preventing the drugs side-effect. This is because the natural body mechanism which is involved in neutralizing the drug effect, can sometimes help in neutralizing the toxic effects of drug.