E-Cig Flavorings Detrimental to Blood Vessels and Able to Kill Cells

With more people converting from common smokers to e-cigarette vapers, and more youngsters falling victim to the new trend, researchers aim to reveal what harm smoking e-cigarettes brings. It is clear that the tobacco contained in the liquid is dangerous, but it turns out that the flavorings added in it are no less noxious.

Being Lonely More Detrimental to Health Than Obesity and Smoking

There are so many factors that affect our health – and these effects can be both beneficial and detrimental – that it is difficult to say which ones are major contributors, and which ones are not that significant. In a new research, scientists revealed that smoking can be less evil than being lonely – even if you smoke more than a dozen a day.

Juuling: New Teen Addiction

Vaping has become extremely popular among teens. Although it is not a healthier alternative for the young, more and more girls and boys are becoming addicted to vaping. There are different kinds of it, and one of them, which has appeared only recently, is definitely a threat to teenagers’ health. Meet the Juul: a thing with sleek design and poison inside.

Why are E-Cigarettes Dangerous?

The popularity of common cigarette substitutes is growing, and more people are starting using e-cigarettes. Although these are advertised as a safe alternative to tobacco, it appears that vaping is really dangerous, and this assumption is backed by a variety of scientific evidence.

One Cigarette is not a Panacea

The BMJ (British Medical Journal) studies suggest that there is no smoking pattern that will allow you to stay on the safe side. Many smokers think that if you smoke only one cigarette a day, you will have one twentieth risk as compared to those who smoke a whole pack a day, but the scientists have arrived at a conclusion that it is absolutely wrong. According to the research, even if you smoke only one cigarette per day, you still have a 50% higher risk of getting a CVD and a 30% higher risk of having a stroke as oppos

Tomatoes and Apples Can Help Reverse Smoke Damage to Lungs in Ex-Smokers

Nowadays smoking is not as popular as it used to be, as more and more governments are striving to introduce new measures to eliminate such a phenomenon from the society. However, even if a person quits smoking, his or her lungs are already damaged. American researchers have recently revealed that consuming tomatoes and apples on a daily basis in large amounts could help reverse the smoke damage and repair lungs. The effect was seen in both those who had never smoked and ex-smokers.

Reasons to Quit Smoking Cigarettes

When you decide to stop smoking, you need to use the reasons to quit smoking as a main advantage. In fact, the list of reasons to quit smoking can be endless, it may include your friends' names, family, and the external and internal environments. Here are the reasons to quit smoking Risk of cancer We all know that smoking causes cancer. Lung cancer is the most dangerous negative effect of smoking. Moreover, it increases the risks of having other cancer types, for instance, mouth cancer, bladder cancer, cancer of ...

Dangers of Smoking – Short Life Expectancy

Many people feel that smoking is a kind of hobby. Studies conducted by the American Cancer Society and the American Lung Association indicate that smoking is in fact the main trigger of premature death. It is necessary to realize that smoking does not poisons only the smoker, but it also contributes to the health aggravation of people surrounding the smoker, in particular children whose organs are still undergoing a stage of development. It is considered worldwide that smoking is a major agent of premature death. As a ...

5 Steps to Stop Smoking Naturally in a Month

In fact nature has always been ahead of technology and science. Whereas science is trying to find new ways to help you quit smoking and, nature is hiding really effective secrets. If you are a smoker and have a strong desire to quit, it is a nice point to start at. Below you will see a working program from the most effective natural methods to stop smoking. You may find different rehabilitation clinics claiming that you can become free from smoking habit in several days. The fact is that, you may get rid of this danger...

Easy Methods to Help You Quit Smoking

Understanding the negative effects that smoking produces, many smokers start trying to quit smoking. The problem is that if you have been smoking for several years, you'll definitely find it hard to quit. The nicotine from cigarettes is extremely addictive and the addiction makes quitting smoking very tough. To quit smoking you need commitment and huge sacrifice to combat nicotine addiction. The smoker must have a real desire to get rid of the harmful habit and should take resolute actions timely. There is no chance to...

Stop Smoking Plan – Tips to Cope with Smoking Habit

It's not easy to control the urge to not smoke, in particular when your friends smoke, with all these smoking zones. It always poses temptations where you can give in and smoke, but relapsing in smoking is not what you wanted. Let's look at the tips which help to stop smoking. Self Motivation You need to tell yourself smoking causes health problems such as cancerous diseases and you do not like to deal with them. Smoking ruins your skin, making you look much older and can provoke permanent skin damage. When you quit...

Natural Ways to Help You Stop Smoking For Good

There are numerous products helping you to stop smoking. Medications and chemicals line the shelves in drug stores, which prove the popularity of easy and quick supplements. There are natural ways you can use to fight the addiction. Herbal remedies St. John's Wort is a natural anti-depressant. The medical community has discovered that the herb may be helpful not only in treating depression. Recent studies showed that the herb lessens the cravings in smokers. St. John's Wort increases dopamine levels in the brain....

Second Hand Smoking and Its Effects

Second hand smoking has never been a more burning topic than recently. It is also known under the term of passive smoking and tends to be considered a type of tobacco-related diseases in medical terms according to the effect it produces on a person's health. Moreover, the topic also arouses the issue of a smoker's responsibility in front of other people and smoking in public in general. Under the term second hand smoking is understood the condition when a non-smoking person has to inhale the smoke produced by smokers ...

Six Steps to Stop Smoking

Do you smoke and you are trying to give up? The best decision is to get to know how to give up smoking. Why? If you stop now, you will add 7 years to the life span and you will be healthy and will enjoy your life. 1. Be clear you want to stop smoking Did you have periods in your life when you were sure of something and you succeeded? This is true in all spheres of life. If you are sure you can cope with the impediment or get the promotion, the entire universe will be paving a way for you to succeed. The 1st most c...

Smoking Is the Main Cause of Lung Cancer

Everybody knows smoking causes lung cancer. But it increases the risks of not only lung cancer but also pancreatic cancer, esophageal cancer, kidney cancer, oral cavity cancer, laryngeal cancer. These cancer types are rising among women because of high smoking levels. Heavy tobacco use causes various cancer forms and raises the risks of developing cardiovascular disorders. In central and eastern Europe about 400 000 premature deaths are the result of tobacco smoking every year. The lung cancer levels among young peo...

Risks and Effects of Passive Smoking

Inhaling smoke made by somebody else is passive smoking. It is called second hand smoking or involuntary smoking. So in passive smoking people just have to breathe the smoke from burning cigarette / pipe/ cigar and the smoke inhaled and exhaled by active smokers. Nowadays second hand smoke is the main indoor pollution source. Every second hand smoker is exposed to tobacco smoke from the environment. It provokes immense harm to fetus, infants as well as small kids damaging the developing organs, in particular brai...

Pregnant Women Smoking: Effects on Child and Mother

Smoking and pregnancy are the words that are not to go together. A pregnant woman-smoker exposes herself as well as the unborn baby to huge health risks. Cigarette smoke has above 2000 components, including harmful carbon monoxide, cyanide and nicotine. The substances are absorbed into the placenta affecting the baby. The most dangerous effect of smoking while pregnant is that produced on the growth of fetus. A new born of smokers generally weighs 170 - 200 grams less than the average baby of non-smokers. This is due t...

Teenagers Smoking

Teenagers are greatly affected by cigarettes in recent time. Teenager smoking is an alarm for the whole nation. Awareness is needed to protect the problem from occurrence. It is highly important to inform teenagers about negative sides of smoking. Smoking tobacco products harmfully affects the blood system and heart. About 2 and a half million people each year die in the USA; and the number would be below 2 million if no one smoked. Smoking provokes a lot of diseases and the most common one of which is heart disorder. ...

How Long Does Nicotine Stay in your System?

This is the question many smokers and nonsmokers ask when it comes to discussing the devastating consequences of smoking. Well, how long does it take for the body to drain it after just one cigarette? It depends. There are several factors, which include tobacco type and whether you have smoked, chewed, or used snuff. Whichever way it gets into your system, it will not make it less toxic!