According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), lung cancer accounts for about 30% of cancer deaths per year in the United States. The majority of lung cancer cases result from smoking. Men who smoke are 23% more likely than male nonsmokers to develop lung cancer, and women smokers are 13% more likely than female nonsmokers to develop lung cancer. More than half of lung … [Read more...] about Need More Reasons to Stop Smoking?
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The Surgeon General notes smoking-related deaths to be the most preventable cause of death in the United States. One in four Americans smoke cigarettes, and each year, over 400,000 people die from smoking-related diseases. The habit of smoking also leads to tremendous financial and interpersonal relationship strains. What Smoking Does to Your Health Each puff of … [Read more...] about The Effects of Smoking on Your Health, Wallet & Family
One of the most dangerous diseases we should worry about is cancer. However, many people do not believe they could suffer from a cancerous disease, hinging their argument on the fact that certainly, one thing or the other would definitely be responsible for a man’s death. However, the truth is that several diseases, like cancer, are precipitated by men’s behaviour, their … [Read more...] about The War Against Tobacco
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?
There are over 60 known cancer-causing chemicals in tobacco smoke. While nicotine itself isn't thought to be carcinogenic, the highly addictive drug is toxic and potentially lethal in large doses Apart from its use in tobacco products, nicotine is a scheduled poison under the Therapeutic Goods Act. Along with nicotine, smokers also inhale about 4,000 other chemicals. … [Read more...] about Smoking Effects on Your Body