As you start reading this article, I know you would be wondering that this article is just to fill the “Health” category in the blogs section. NO this is not, there are in fact a few benefits when it comes to smoking, and I will leave you with few of those below.

There are various effects to it than the benefits I am about to mention. If you might be smoking or are planning to start smoking, or completely against smoking, then this article is for you. As you might know, smoking is not just limited to cigarettes, but there are other ways to smoke up as well, like for example weed, pot, marijuana, and cannabis.

Benefits of smoking

But before getting into the benefits part here are some of the effects and causes of smoking:

  • Blindness
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hip Fractures
  • Gum Disease
  • Fertility issues for moms to be

P.S. This article has no intention in promoting cigarette smoking or any kind of smoking. So here are a few benefits of smoking and some might leave you surprised.


  • Smoking lowers the risk of Parkinson’s disease

After decades of research and clinical investigation in a study published in March 2010 in an online issue of Neurology says that enough years spent on smoking can the risk of Parkinson disease.

In Parkinson’s disease, the dopamine produces neurons in the midbrain which causes it degenerate and die. Nicotine helps in protecting these neurons, but the treatment is still underway and is not prescribed by the medical practitioners.The risk of developing Parkinson’s disease does not change on how many cigarettes a person smokes in a day. The relationship between Parkinson and smoking is more than just nicotine. However, Harvard was the first to come up with ample amount of evidence that smokers are less likely to develop Parkinson’s disease.

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But with this finding, even the researchers at Harvard were left confused as to why smoking can cure a disease like this.

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  • Smoking is a big no to Obesity

Obese is a common problem that is now faced by a lot of people and add to that smoking now helps in curing it. I know some of you might be shocked to know this, but it is.


Things are simple here as more a person smokes the tasteless the food gets, making obese people wanting to eat less food when compared to the Non-smoking obese people. A few years ago scientists had found that nicotine restricts the appetite with the means of a hunger circuit in the brain. Studies which examined smokers say that a person who smokes more than 40 cigarettes a day has the high risk of increasing obesity and a person who smokes about 12 cigarettes a day is less likely to develop obesity.

And no doctor would recommend an obese person to opt for smoking for controlling weight. In the 1920s, Cigarette companies targeted women making them smoke more and in return help in losing some weight.

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  • Smoking lowers death in heart attacks

Smokers have a high chance of living more than that of non-smokers who suffer from heart attack. Smokers have low mortality rate and give better response in two forms when it comes to removing plaque from arteries: fibrinolytic and angioplasty.

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But some smokers experience heart attack it is because the smoke scars the arteries allowing fat and plaque to build.

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  • Smoking lowers the risk of knee replacement surgery

This one is another one of those surprises which let you have benefited from smoking. There is relatively less risk involving in the process of knee replacement surgery when comparing smokers to non-smokers.

A study says that Patients who smoke after a knee replacement surgery have approximately ten-fold increase in the rate of failure of the prosthesis. There is enough to time to quit smoking before getting on to the surgery stage. Many doctors suggest that quitting smoking three months before the surgery may decrease these risk, but also not wholly.

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In the start, I had mentioned that this article in no way promotes or encourages people to smoke or even to start smoking. As cigarette smoking has more effects when compared to the benefits.

Smoking is widely a no-no as several medical associations do not want one to take up smoking. But if you prefer smoking, various herbs can give you some taste and add to that they do not contain any amount of nicotine.

  • Peppermint relaxes the nerves
  • Skullcap used in treatments in diseases like insomnia, hysteria and anxiety.
  • Clove and its Oil and reduce the need for nicotine
  • Primrose takes out the tar from the lungs and the lymph system.

If you are fond of smoking, then try the above ones for a start.