5 Things that Smoking Does to Your Lungs and Respiratory System

Every time you puff a cigarette, thousands of chemicals and carcinogens enter your body through your respiratory organs. Nicotine, carbon monoxide, tar, and other harmful chemicals affect your body in many ways. And if there are organs that greatly suffer every time you smoke – they are your lungs. Your lungs are not designed to […]

Top 10 Things That Happen To Your Lungs after Quitting Smoking

[widget id=”ad_unit-16″]ad_unit-16[/widget][widget id=”ad_unit-13″]ad_unit-13[/widget]When you smoke, the first organ-system that is most severely affected is your respiratory system and particularly your lungs. Every time you smoke, your lungs become black with tar. Studies show that after 3 years of continuous smoking, you increase your risk of lung cancer by 99.9%! The good news is that…Well, it […]

Secondhand Smoke: How to Create a Healthy Environment for a Healthy Pregnancy?

Even in tiny amounts the presence of secondhand smoke nullifies all efforts of creating a healthy environment for the mother and  her baby. A healthy environment is necessary for a healthy pregnancy. Proper diet and exercise are not enough to make sure that the mother and her child are safeguarded from possible risks and complications […]

Did You Know That Secondhand Smoke Is More Harmful To Your Baby than to You?

Tobacco cessation at any point during pregnancy can yield important health benefits for the mother and the baby. -U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Whenever a person smokes, only 15% of the harmful chemicals are inhaled by that person. 85% of it goes to the air, affecting other people. According to studies, a person who […]

Nicotine – New Solution or Same Old Problem?

22nd Century (website) a New York based company is betting millions that you will love their new very low nicotine (VLN) cigarette. The idea is that by switching to this VLN brand of cigarettes you will find it easier to quit smoking. It is being marketed as prescription cigarette. I can’t say I am fond […]