Menthol cigarettes are more pernicious than the regular ones

Menthol cigarettes are more pernicious than the regular ones

Smoking is undoubtedly bad for your health. Some investigations made in the University of Pennsylvania show that particularly menthol cigarettes are the most pernicious as people find them more difficult to quit.

Menthol is a compound found in mint or produced synthetically. It is known to activate the neurons of nerve system which are responsable of sensing cold. A man smoking menthol cigarettes doesn’t feel the strength of tobacco and this makes menthol cigarettes more dangerous to health.

Previously scientists have discovered that when smoking menthol cigarettes, the assimilation of nicotine and tobacco residue is faster than smoking regular cigarettes. Menthol cigarettes irritate receptors of the lining of the mouth which causes bronchi and blood vessels to expand. Therefore, smoking menthol cigarettes you risk to develop chronic bronchitis, emphysema and lung cancer.Even if you smoke less, menthol simultes faster addiction. It is proved that quiting smoking menthol cigarettes is twise more comlicated than a regular ones.

25 percent of the tobacco market belongs to menthol cigarettes. Usually these cigarettes are chosen by the least protected group pf people – teenagers. Test results has shown that menthol cigarettes contain more carbon monoxide, nicotine and cotinine comparing with regular cigarettes. A plesent chill encourages a bigger need of nicotine and tobacco addiction.




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