Nicotine dependence is the physical vulnerability to the chemical nicotine, which is potently addicting when delivered by various tobacco products. Smoke from cigarettes, cigars and pipes contains thousands of chemicals, including nicotine. Being addicted to tobacco brings a host of health problems related to the substances in tobacco smoke. These effects include damage … [Read more...] about Smoking-Related Illnesses Come with Significant Costs
Risk of death from tobacco related diseases or various forms of cancer declines dramatically five years after kicking the habit. Women who quit smoking reduce their risk of dying from heart disease and tobacco-related cancers. Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health analyzed data on 105,000 women over 24 years, taken from the Nurses’ Health Study, a long-term … [Read more...] about Smoking Reversible?
Do you smoke? Thinking of quitting? Discovery Health lists seven reasons why you should quit smoking right now. Don't wait another minute, read this list now, and really think about these seven reasons. If not just for yourself, think of how you are effecting your loved ones. They might just persuade you ditch the smokes before it's too late... 1. You smell … [Read more...] about Seven Reasons to Stop Smoking
Health Consequences of Smoking, Surgeon General's Report Smokers risk damage to almost all major organs in their bodies, according to the latest report by the surgeon general The list of diseases caused by tobacco now includes cancers of the kidneys, stomach, cervix, and pancreas as well as leukemia, cataracts, pneumonia, and gum disease. These illnesses are in … [Read more...] about Smokers Risk Damage to All Major Body Organs
Quit this nonsense! Short and sweet, direct and straight to the point - just don't light up. Sounds concise huh? It is as difficult or as simple as you want to make it. You can take control of this habit. Use this knowledge to stop your previous actions and make that small change in behavior that gives you a big health advantage. It is only as difficult as you … [Read more...] about And the Message Is…You Can Control Your Actions