Many people are plagued with chronic headaches and migraines and are mystified by what causes them. One probable cause could be second-hand smoke and, if you are a smoker, the act itself. A visit to WebMD.com Migraines and Headaches health center explains how the nicotine contained in tobacco, when inhaled, will stimulate the blood vessels in the brain, causing them to … [Read more...] about Nicotine in Cigarettes Contribute to Cluster Headaches and Migraines
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Government tobacco regulation has been a topic of discussion for years. Today, the house approved a bill titled, "Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act" that would allow the FDA the power to regulate the sale of tobacco products and the ingredients they contain. For instance, tobacco companies would be banned from adding fruity flavors or additives designed to … [Read more...] about Will New FDA Regulations Backfire and Lend Big Tobacco a Hand?
Healing from the effects of smoking is possible, but it does take time. The following is a guideline to give you an idea how your immune system kicks in to clear the effects of smoking from your system and promote healing. We know it is wise to give your system additional nutritional support when smoking, but don't forget that after you quit you want to support your body … [Read more...] about How Long After You Quit Smoking Does Healing Begin?
Smoking effects our health in so many ways. Just how does smoking addiction hurt you? Narrowed and hardened arteries leading to atherosclerosis and gangrene, cold hands and feet, cold skin, decreased fitness, weakened bones,osteoporosis, peripheral vascular disease to name a few. Smoking damages the blood vessels in the legs and arms leading to restricted circulation, … [Read more...] about Effects of Smoking on Circulation Can Lead to Amputations
The effects of smoking can show up in ways you may not expect. Although the mustache on the women in this picture is obviously fake, what we are about to tell you isn't. The Medical College of Wisconsin has reported a link between smoking and increased facial hair in some women. Women who smoke at least one pack of cigarettes a day have a fifty percent greater chance … [Read more...] about Women Smokers Grow More Facial Hair