Does smoking cigarettes stunt height growth? Read description please ?
I have been smoking 1 cigarrete a day so 5 a week everyday from 2018 August till now I was 5'7 then and now I'm only 5'8.5 I'm 16 now and my dad is 6'3 and my mum is 5'2
- HonestlyLv 78 months ago
One cigarette a day will not do anything. However, you should quit before you become addicted. Smokers live 12 years less on average.
- 8 months ago
it stunts EVERYTHINg just smoke weed and u be fine
- LP7Lv 78 months ago
No it doesn't regardless of the information you have given
- AlphaLv 78 months ago
Smoking reduces your lung's ability to oxygenate your blood and this means every organ and tissue in your body is getting less oxygen than someone who does not smoke. When you deprive your body of air, it cannot work at its most efficient. And that includes growing your body.
There have been many medical studies that have shown that smoking while you are in your growth spurt interferes with your growth.
Here are just one example:
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- RickLv 78 months ago
Your ultimate height was programmed into your DNA when you were born, & there's nothing you can do to change it ...............
- CaraLv 78 months ago
You could give up and see what happens. Anyway, you've probably got at least a couple of years to go before you reach your full height.
- pearlmarLv 78 months ago
It didn't for me.