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Sheesha smoking rate Nationwide !

Sheesha is a water-pipe in which fruit-scented tobacco is burnt using coal, passed through an ornate water vessel and inhaled through a hose. Many of them whom do not smoke enjoys sheesha which comes in various flavor when they socializing. As you know smoking is bad for health and same goes to the sheesha too where research revealed.

 It is worse for you than cigarettes. One hour of sheesha is equivalent to smoking about 60 cigarettes. It has more dangerous chemicals, including lead and tar, more nicotine etc. In fact about a hundred times more. Also, it has more carbon monoxide.

Recently a survey has been carried out by Pakistan Medical Research Council (PMRC), revealed that sheesha is popular among the  age group between  20-25 years include college and universities students.

Survey Results of 71 educational institutions :

  • sheesha smoking’s overall prevalence was 19.7 percent
  • 29.8% male 10.4% female
  • 57.2 percent of young people in these universities started sheesha smoking between the ages of 17 and 18.
  • Islamabad with the highest smoking rate 28.1%
  • Peshawar has lowest 11.2 %
  • engineering institutes housed the highest percentage of sheesha smokers (29 percent)
  • 23.8 percent of students smoked sheesha just for enjoyment. About 12.1 percent smoked in cafes.
  • around 12.1 percent of students stated that sheesha was less harmful than cigarette smoking.
  • 3.3 percent students believed that smoke was passed through a filter.

Knowledge regarding sheesha smoking is tremendously low and the majority considers the practice safer than cigarette smoking.


disadvantages — health risks like

1 stained teeth 2. Increased frequency of colds, particularly chest colds and bronchitis
3. Asthma
4. Neuralgia
5. Gastrointestinal difficulties, constipation, diarrhea, and colitis
6. Headaches
7. Nausea
8. Convulsions
9. Leukoflakia (smoker’s patch)
10. Insomnia
11. Heart murmur
12. Buerger’s disease (inflammation of blood vessel linings)
13. Shortness of breath
14. Arthritis
15. Smoker’s hack
16. Nervousness
17. Wrinkles and premature aging
18. Tension
19. Gastric, duodenal, and peptic ulcers
20. Lung cancer
21. Cancer of the lip, tongue, pharynx, larynx, and bladder
22.Emphysema
23.High blood pressure
24. Heart disease
25. Artherosclerosis & arteriosclerosis (thickening and loss of elasticity of the blood vessels with lessened blood flow)
26. Inflammation of the sinus passages
27. Tobacco angina (nicotine angina pectoris)
28. Pneumonia
29. Influenza
30. Pulmonary tuberculosis
31. Tobacco amblyopia
32. impared hearing
33. Decreased sexual activity
34. Mental depression

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  1. Michelle Capewell, a 41-year-old from Abbey Hulton, told the Staffordshire Sentinel
    that she had been asked to leave the branch of Mothercare where she
    works, after absent-mindedly using an e-cigarette in front of customers.
    She said it was in her pocket and she used it without thinking.

    She could be the first on record to face problems for using an
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    Suspended
    Capewell worked at a PixiFoto booth inside a Stoke-on-Trent branch of
    Mothercare. She told the newspaper that she was talking to her area
    manager and was fairly stressed, so she reached into her pocket for the
    e-cigarette without thinking. She was phoned shortly afterwards by a
    manager, who asked her to leave the store immediately.

    PixiFoto told the Daily Mail that she was still employed by the company, but was on paid leave while the company ‘investigate other issues.’

    The use of e-cigarettes is difficult territory. While they do not
    produce the fumes that smoke does, and are not thought to be harmful to
    co-workers or customers, there’s the question of company image to
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    Sacked for smoking
    Capewell may be the first to hit the headlines over use of an
    e-cigarette at work. However, there’s no end of people who have been in
    trouble with their boss for smoking. We tracked down five of the more
    unusual cases.

    1. In 2004, when the smoking ban was new to Ireland, a member of the
    Irish Parliament fell foul of the new law. John Deasy smoked in the
    parliamentary members’ bar and was immediately sacked.

    2. In 2010, two supermarket employees were evacuated from the building,
    after a fire alarm went off. To pass the time they both had a cigarette.
    However, they were spotted by a manager, and because they were outside a
    designated smoking area they were fired.

    3. In 2001 a salesman was sacked for smoking at home. He was employed by
    a Swindon company which said it did not allow smoking. But while he
    realised he wouldn’t be allowed to smoke at work, he didn’t realise the
    ban applied to his spare time too. He let the fact slip on his second
    day and was dismissed.

    4. Then last year there was the case of the Australian who was sacked
    for smoking at work. He was working underground in a coal mine at the
    time.

    5. And finally, there was the Canadian man who tweeted this August that
    he was in need of some pot. Police read the tweet and called on him,
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  2. The Shisha hookah seems a better deal than the other tobacco products for many reasons. The best thing about these is, the fact that you will never become addictive to these since these never ignite any amount of craving inside your body unlike the cigarettes.

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