Does smoking at an early age (14-16 years old) affect growth development?

Does smoking at an early age (14-16 years old) affect growth development?

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answers (3)

Answer 1
June, 2021

Scientists agree that smoking has a negative impact on health in general. In particular, the combustion products of tobacco can block the production of growth hormone, so smoking during adolescence interferes with normal growth.

It is also well known that smoking reduces appetite and disrupts nutrient absorption. During the period of rapid growth of the body, such changes can lead to the fact that your height will be less than it could be.

And the third important point: smoking interferes with the normal set of muscle mass. You can read about this in the article on our website. Smoking increases blood levels of the stress hormone cortisol. And cortisol, in turn, lowers testosterone levels, which stimulates muscle growth. Thus, smoking, and so does not carry any benefit, in adolescence is dangerous for serious disruptions in the functioning of the body.

Answer 2
June, 2021

Well, maybe this is having some kind of negative impact. but frankly, by the age of 16 you usually grow up. maybe change a little more, but not much.
I, as by 16, had already typed my 180s, and so it remained in them actually)

Answer 3
June, 2021

I have a friend who has been smoking since 6 years old and continues to do so until now, his height is 185 cm.Hd, I went in for sports from an early age, did not drink, did not smoke, and came out only 164 cm tall: (

Most likely genetics decides everything.

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