As per a 2015 study India ranks 4th in the world in deaths caused due to smoking. The ill effects of smoking on the health cannot be overemphasized. It has a far-reaching effect on the body right from head to toe. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) smoking is the number 1 avoidable cause of death globally. There are over 4700 harmful chemical compounds that are highly toxic present in cigarettes and cigarette smoke. Did you know a frequent middle-aged smoker is likely to die earlier as compared to someone of the same age group who has never smoked?