Hookah appeared to be even more harmful than cigarettes
American specialists from National society of cancer research declare that hookah's harmlessness is a big myth! They have presented scientific proves that inside organism of this popular passion devotees gets even more carbon monoxide (CO2) than when smoking usual cigarette. Medics during couple of years have looked after changes in organism of hookah smokers in age from 18 to 50 years and their "cigarette" fellows.
And it has found out that carbon monoxide concentration in their organism was threefold higher than usual smokers. Level of nicotine in blood of research participants was the same both during hookah smoking and tobacco smoking. And for one hookah session person inhales 48 times more smoke more as compared to cigarette!
Researchers came to conclusion that smoke fro hookah contains the same harmful chemical compounds as cigarettes. And also increase risk of nicotine dependence and vascular abnormalities development (hypertension, coronary heart disease) and oncology diseases.