Is Vaping Better Than Smoking? NO. Here’s Why

Is there a ‘safer’ alternative to smoking? Unfortunately, there isn’t. Neither smoking nor vaping is beneficial to your body. If you think you’re doing your health a favor by switching to vaping, you’re wrong.   What Are Vapes Made Of? E-cigarettes or vaping products (sometimes called vape pens) are devices that use a battery to […]

Why There Is No Such Thing as a Healthy Smoker

Despite being known as extremely toxic and additive and costing over eight million lives per year, many people continue to smoke. It is estimated that there are 1.3 billion smokers in the world and 80 percent of them live in low- and middle-income countries. A defining characteristic of the tobacco industry has been its ability […]

How Badly Smoking Affects Your Health?

Even if you replace your cigarette with a pipe, hookah or cigar, you can’t keep away from the health risks linked with tobacco products. There is no safe conduct to smoke. Smoking tobacco is not helpful to your health. It is extremely dangerous.

Kidney Disease and Smoking: How are they Related?

We have been reading a lot of articles, blogs and news how dangerous smoking is. It can damage the heart, lungs and nearly all major organs yet; people with kidney disease who smoke may not have considered that smoking can be the source of additional problems to their kidneys. When compared to non-smokers, studies revealed […]

Smoking: The Bigger Picture

Nowadays, people are more aware of the bad effects of smoking to one’s health. The health risk of smoking is well publicized to the public both young and old.  Additionally, each pack of cigarettes has warnings on them. Just a generation ago people could smoke almost everywhere. A generation ago cigarette advertising was all over […]

A Peek into a Smoker’s Physique

Do you know that smoking can actually makes a person looks unexpectedly older than his/her actual age? Comparing two persons of the same age, the other one smokes, and the other one doesn’t, there is clarity on distinguishing who smokes and who doesn’t just by looking at their physical attributes.

Smoker’s Cough: Another Reason to Quit Smoking

You’ve heard it, read it, or experienced it yourself, smoker’s cough is a prolonged cough accompanied by clear, yellowish, or green phlegm. The coughing is persistent, meaning you have been experiencing it for more than 2 to 3 weeks. The cough is worst in the morning when you wake up and normally improves towards the […]

7 Ways to Survive Nicotine Withdrawal

Nicotine withdrawal is temporary, but it can be very intense, particularly if you’re not ready for what you’re about to experience. Arm yourself with knowledge on what to expect as you get through the first few days of your quit. Below are 7 ways to survive nicotine withdrawal.

How Smoking Can Cost Your Vision

It is known to almost everybody that cigarette smoking and tobacco use is linked to several health issues, or that it’s among the leading cause of preventable death around the world. But less are known about the damaging effects of smoking to the eyes and, eventually, to your vision.

How Smoking Affects Your Blood Circulation

It’s natural for you to focus on what smoking does to your lungs. You can feel the cough, the labored breathing, and the gradual deterioration happening inside. But if there is something you need to be more concerned of it is the effect of smoking to your circulatory system. You read it right, circulatory diseases […]