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Researchers say, smoking Hookah is more harmful than cigarettes

CALIFORNIA-- Researchers have found that smoking tobacco through a water pipe or hookah, may be more harmful than smoking cigarettes.

The University of California found that three water pipe sessions daily was equivalent to eleven cigarettes.

The team discovered after analyzing the subjects urine, that the levels of benzene byproduct, doubled.

Participants' breath had carbon monoxide levels two and a half times higher after a water pipe than after a cigarette.


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