Normal cells grow, divide and produce more cells of the same kind that will serve the same function; ultimately, they die off. Besides the physical addiction, many smokers also become psychologically hooked on cigarettes. Former smokers have the same stroke risk as nonsmokers after five to 15 years of quitting.1 Smoking is the single largest preventable cause of heart disease in the United States. It have a lot of harm but most of us are unaware of it. The mortality data from the Swedish National Cause of Death Register were studied in 1984. Tobacco chewers have a high risk of developing several different cancers such as mouth, tongue, cheek, gum, throat, esophagus, stomach and pancreatic. In a Major League Baseball poll, not one player who used dip or chew said that the tobacco improved his game or sharpened his reflexes.
Chewing tobacco usually comes in leaves or plugs that users put in their cheek pouches and then chew. Chewing tobacco and snuff contain nicotine, which causes