Many people know that chewing tobacco causes cancer, however, its damage does not end there. According to another study, the bacteria contained in some varieties of chewing tobacco, leading to lung sickness, vomiting and diarrhea. This writes The Indian Express.
Scientists found in samples of chewing tobacco two bacteria: bacillus licheniformis and bacillus pumilus. Under certain conditions they can enter the lungs and cause pneumonia. One of the waste products of bacteria – a dangerous toxin. In high concentrations it can cause digestive disorders. Have bacteria and carcinogenic.
Gingivitis or inflammation of gums – one of the most common diseases among fans to chew tobacco. In chewing tobacco contain staphylococci can cause a number of diseases, until the infection of the heart valves.