Smoker: Side Effects

Substances a smoker inhale does not just affect his or her lung, it can affect his or her spirit and body.

What ongoing body complication and spiritual hindrance can result from smoking?

Develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Smokers and people who are regularly exposed to secondhand smoke are at higher risk for heart attacks.

Tobacco smoke lowers your HDL (good) cholesterol and increases your LDL (bad) cholesterol.

Smokers have a higher rate of certain cancers: mouth, throat, bladder, and kidneys.

Smokers’ fingers and fingernails are stained and can turn yellow from handling tobacco products.

A question to ask is

Through smoking what spiritual smoke can the smoker inhale daily that can affect his or her wholistic lifestyle?

People avoiding smokers scent, which lingers in their hair and on their clothing. This can make the smoker feel isolated, embarrassed, or feeling like they are being shun.

Smokers’ breaks are based around their smoking habits.

Smokers’ budgets must include weekly income to purchase cigarettes, which can cause emotional stress from lack of funds.

This addiction can hinder the smoker’s relationship with God.

Romans 6:16 “Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?”