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 […]

When the Consequences are Not Enough: Top Reasons Why People Smoke

There are lots of people who are fond of smoking, despite the known bad effects for their health and body. According to studies conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), present-day cigarette smoking was higher among approximately 17 of every 100 persons aged 18-24 years (16.7%), 20 of every 100 persons aged […]

Myths About Quitting Smoking and the Facts Behind Them

Most smokers have tried quitting thinking that they can complete it in a matter of weeks or in a month at most. And when the urge to smoke hits them, they started smoking again. While most of the withdrawal symptoms are gone after a few weeks, breaking free from the habit of smoking and getting […]

6 Important Reminders When Stopping Smoking Using Homeopathy

Homeopathic treatments are those that are derived from plants, herbs, minerals or animals. While many scientists couldn’t explain how they exactly work, medical studies suggest that some homeopathic treatments are effective in addressing various human health problems, including nicotine addiction.

How to Quit Smoking When Your Partner Won’t: 5 Important Steps

In order to successfully quit smoking, you should have the support of those around you, especially your loved ones. But what if your partner is not yet ready to quit? How do you go about ditching this habit? How do you deal with nicotine urges and temptations at home?

6 Major Factors that Influence Teenagers to Smoke

About 4,000 teens start smoking every day in the US, and majority of them take the habit all through adulthood. This adds 400, 000 new smokers annually. Since the health effects of smoking is cumulative, people who start smoking early in life are more at risk of chronic illnesses, including cancer, heart disease and dementia. […]

7 Shocking Effects of Smoking on the Brain

If lung cancer and heart disease are not enough to scare you about the dangers of quitting smoking, here’s another reason to stop smoking now – it rots your brain, literally. If you’ve been smoking for a long period of time, you are at a high risk not just of cancer and heart disease, but […]

Top 4 Reasons Why You Should Stop Smoking in Mid-Life

It’s never too late to quit smoking. Even if you’re already in your 30s, 40s, or 50s, you can still benefit from stopping now. And don’t underestimate the benefits of quitting at this stage in your life. It can significantly cut your risk of developing serious health problems and extend your life for many years.