Hookah smoke carries the whole set of carcinogens

There is a myth about the safety of hookah Smoking. This method of obtaining pleasure like many of the pleasing and varied tastes. Scientists from the National Institute of health did a study and proved that while Smoking hookah comes to body carbon monoxide, nitrosamines, volatile aldehydes, aromatic hydrocarbons, causing the development of cancer.

For the study, researchers took 55 people aged 18 to 55 years. No one had identified health problems. In the experiment, the volunteers had to stop Smoking for a week. During this period, researchers collected urine from volunteers, and analyses were compared with baseline. In addition, study participants answered questions relating to the experience and intensity of Smoking. On average, the volunteers smoked hookah for 74 minutes.

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It was found that after Smoking Shisha in the urine increased level of nicotine, cotinine and 4 methylnitrosamino-1-3-PIR-Idil-1-butanol. Interestingly, the amount of nicotine was comparable with smoked one cigarette. The figures do not agree with the information that one hookah on dealt damage equal to three packs of cigarettes. However, to underestimate the harm is not worth.

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