Shisha. What is Shisha ?.
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Shisha is known by many names. Shisha is commonly referred to as goza and narghile, although most people know it as hookah. Shisha is refers to the flavoured tobacco water pipe that was first used in Asia and the Middle East but has gained popularity in many countries especially in public places such as restaurants and cafes.
Ashisha consists of four parts. There is a base that is partially filled with water, a bowl that contains the tobacco, and a pipe and hose used for inhaling the smoke.
The tobacco is soaked in fruits shavings such as apples, grapes and strawberries to make it a fruity taste & aromatic when smoke.
It also comes in floral flavours such as coconut, vanilla and rose.
"Everyone knows that cigarettes can kill, but not everyone knows shisha as deadly as cigarettes,"
Yes. Shisha smoking is actually as harmful and addictive as cigarette smoking. Shisha contains tobacco and the same chemicals found in cigarettes, such as nicotine, carbon monoxide and tar. Evidence also suggests that exposure to environmental and second hand tobacco smoke from the shisha pipe is associated with significant lung and other diseases.
5 minutes, but a normal shisha
session would last for 30 minutes.
According to a study, a single shisha
Session may deliver the following:
cigarette chemical levels
“The sharing of pipes can also lead to the risk of contracting infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, herpes and hepatitis,”
Risks of shisha smoking:
What is the bottom line for shisha smokers who think it as a better substitute to cigarette smoking?
Almost every method of making smoking safer is a mere nonsense. There is only one way to totally reduce the chances of fatal diseases caused by smoking, is to quit smoking completely.
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Shisha smoking more harmful than cigarettes
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
Thursday, July 26, 2007
SHISHA smokers who regard shisha as another form of smoking with a lower risk should reconsider their thoughts. Its long and short term effects have been revealed by the Health Education and Promotion Unit of the Ministry of Health.
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