Smoking is bad for your health, no doubt about it.
At this point, we’ve all been hearing about the dangers of smoking for decades.
Cigarettes have all sorts of negative effects, from fairly mild ones like premature aging, to truly lethal health risks, which include cancer, emphysema, and risks to unborn children in pregnant women.
Despite all of the information out there about the dangers of smoking, about 40 million Americans are still lighting up.
There are a lot of reasons that people keep smoking even when they know the dangers.
The most potent reason is addiction, but it’s also likely that people in general respond more strongly to visual proof of the effect smoking has.
That’s why a dramatic photo recently posted to Reddit is going viral; it shows exactly what happens when cigarette smoke filters through a home for twenty years. Needless to say, the results are disturbing.
Scroll through below to see the dramatic photo that started it all, and the other scary side effects smoking can have.