These days hookah or shisha smoking is much in rage among young people today. Earlier, only older men in the village areas used to smoke hookah but now this trend has come all the way from villages to big metro cities. Today you could find lots of hookah lounges where young people go for taking long puffs that even come flavored today.
Hookah is connected to a bowl in which plain and hot tobacco is burned inside its assigned chamber. The moment you inhale it, you get the plain or flavored smoke of your choice. But do you know that smoking hookah is even worse than a cigarette? So, this article is for all those hookah lovers who must know the ill-effects of hookah on their health.
Hookah is connected to a metal pipe and when a person takes a smoke through a metal pipe. A person inhales metals like iron, tar, carbon mono oxide that can be really unhealthy for his health. Hookah smoking can even cause dangerous disease like cancer. Its chemicals are cancer causing elements that can get this dangerous disease in body areas like lip, lung, throat and mouth.
If you are like all those people who think that hookah smoking is better than cigarette smoking then you are definitely wrong. Just like cigarette hookah to have nicotine. Inhalation of nicotine for long hours makes you addicted to it. Thus if you stop taking hookah then you might face symptoms like depression, fatigue, irritation etc.
Hookah smoking might be enjoyable and sound cool in the starting, but the moment you leave from hookah lounge or joints you feel that your head starts aching badly. Every person who enjoys hookah usually gets such kind of headache. Carbon monoxide in shisha affects the brain and leads to this situation. In addition to this, if you put more pressure while inhaling the smoke, then also your head starts aching very badly.
Hookah is worst then a cigarette
Hookah inhalation takes minimum 30 minutes while a cigarette can be inhaled in a 3-4 minutes. You can imagine the difference yourself! Long duration of tobacco inhalation has more side effects on health. 45 minutes of hookah smoking is equal to 45 cigarettes….just imagine!!! One hookah smoking gives you tar of about 20 cigarettes.
Hookah is in vogue now but while smoking your favorite flavor you should think over all these bad side effects which you inhale with every puff. Quit hookah smoking today and stay healthy.