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inhaling cigarette smoke into the lungs
Smoking and breathing
an increase in the amount of blood pumped by the heart. An increase in blood flow in the arteries and an increase in breathing rate.
Unhealthy heart beat
An increase in heart rate and blood pressure due to the absorption of nicotine (stimulant)
smoking has damaged the alveoli reducing the amount of oxygen to the cells. Smoker’s breathing is harder and faster to obtain more oxygen.
Noise of coughing. The respiratory system trying to protect itself from cigarette smoke
blood becoming sticky and clinging to the inner walls of the arteries making it difficult to pump around the body
Unit 9B – Fit and healthy