Do Smoking Fathers Pass on Damaged Genes to Kids
We all know smoking is a bad habit that leads to damaging the organs like lungs. Yes, excessive consumption of tobacco leads to cancer. This fact is known to all but still people smoke cigarettes. However according to a research, it is also seen that smoking fathers can pass on damaged DNA to their kids. This is surely not good news for chain smokers and matter of concern because it increases the risk of diseases like cancer among those new born kids too. According to this study, it is found that the DNA of father gets damaged due to excessive smoking and this damaged DNA can be easily inherited by the child. Can we just stop for a while and think– Is this, what the new generation wants to give to their children? Can youngsters be mature or responsible enough to take precautions before planning to have a child, so as to give good healthy DNA to their kids?
Yes, I too realize the fact that if you have the habit of drinking or smoking, it is not that easy to stop it. But starting a family or giving birth to a child requires great sense of responsibility. What’s the solution then? What you can do to prevent passing on damaged genes to your kids? Stop all the bad habits like smoking, consumption of alcohol along with drinking of too much of tea or coffee for at least 3-4 months while you are trying for a child, to be on the safer side. By doing so, you can pass on fertile sperm cell that is fully developed to your partner when she is conceiving. And that is surely not a big deal to ask for when you wish to have a healthy family and better future for your child. Right! Smoking habit of fathers can lead to genetic changes in the child around the time of conceiving by the mothers. Not only this, when the kids grow watching their fathers smoking, they too tend to inherit the same habits which is quite damaging for their health. Smoking around children or when at home is not good. Children will copy the habits of their parents and grow up to become chain smokers like their fathers. You need to set a good example to your kids which is beneficial for them to follow.
You need to be a good inspiration for your children and help them develop good healthy habits. Every packet of cigarette has a Warning that says “Smoking is dangerous to health and we being educated persons and individuals continue to smoke off our health to form ashes of tobacco”. And now what – you are also trying to pass on the damaged genes to your kids too. This is surely the height of things and it has to be stopped in a decent manner. And this can be done only by “YOU”. You need to firmly decide to quit smoking not only for your own health benefits but also for the healthy living of your children. Just think – Is it “Coolish” or “Foolish” to smoke even after knowing that it is badly gonna effect your lungs through which you need to breadth all your life to be alive. Do you look more Sexually Appealing and Masculine when you smoke or are you smart enough to find other means to look seductive and irresistibly attractive to women? The secret here is that – Women usually like men who are caring and soft spoken and not those who are chain smokers.
However if you still feel that smoking is cool, you can just use it to pose and show altitude instead of really smoking to the extent of damaging your lungs. Don’t you think that this would be a smart and safe idea?