Shock Video Shows Horrible Damage Smoking Just 10 Cigarettes Can Do To Your Lungs
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A shocking video has revealed the damage smoking can do to your lungs. Watch below:
Muhammad Ahmad, from Pakistan, conducted a pretty simple, yet effective, experiment to showcase what smoking just 10 cigarettes can do to your lungs.
The 26-year-old student starts by filling up a bottle with water and then places a piece of cotton wool at the top to act as a soft barrier.
By then placing a lit cigarette on top of the cotton wool, the experiment shows how much air is sucked out of the lungs while smoking.
The process is then repeated and as shown in the clip, the cotton wool ball at the top of the bottle is getting increasingly darker.
After taking off the lid off, Muhammad removes the cotton wool ball which is completely soaked with a dark yellow colour and the rim of the bottle is also stained with a light brown colour, which showcases the damage smoking can do.
He then places a fresh cotton wool ball next to the one which has been exposed to ten cigarettes in order to show the difference.
Muhammad said: “The simplicity of the white cotton visually shows what is going on in your lungs and what your body has to deal with.
He then explained: “I was shocked with the result. This is what could be happening in your lungs.
“Lungs are self-cleaning and they take care of dust and debris from normal breathing in the environment.
"They weren’t mean to be overwhelmed on an hourly basis by smoke.
“There is only one thing that should be going in your lungs, and that’s air.”
Well, it's not just smoking cigarettes that's an issue, the correct disposal of them is equally important.
The new rule aims to protect not only the environment, but also other road users, by clamping down on smokers who do not properly dispose of their waste.
This means that, as of Saturday 29 January, drivers will be fined if caught throwing a cigarette butt out of the car window.
While smoking in your car is legal – unless someone in the vehicle is under the age of 18 – lobbing your finished cigarette onto the road is considered to be a form of littering.
If you do so, the ‘incorrect disposal’ of the butt could result in a penalty of £50 to £100.
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