Archive for the ‘Smoking’ Category
Smoking damages the health – everyone knows it, but many smokers can not or will not easily let off the fags. In Germany, smoking, about 44 percent of the 18 – to 25-years-old. Every day in Germany consumes about 263 million cigarettes. Tobacco is in addition to alcohol the most widely used drugs.
Smoking relaxes helps in the short term nervousness – and not least, it is many of us to become a habit. But the positive effects of smoking are short lived, while the long term it damages the body.
The result of smoking is evident in the annual death rate: In 2005 alone 42 217 people in Germany died from diseases that could be associated with the consumption of tobacco products in combination. About 3,300 people die annually from smoking indirectly, because they were exposed to smoke and thus the passive smokers were. Read the rest of this entry »
Nicotine is a potent poison, and even used in many insecticides (fumigant for greenhouses). At low concentrations, the substance is a stimulant and is one of the main factors of addiction to snuff. Nicotine is found in the snuff plant (Nicotine tabacum) with high concentration in their leaves. Constitutes about 5 percent by weight of the plant. This natural toxin is named after Jean Nicot, who introduced the snuff in France in 1560.
Quitting smoking is one of the purposes that almost every smoker has ever raised. If you’re one of those people, you know how hard it can be. This difficulty is due mainly to the degree of nicotine addiction in smokers. To this is added the degree of learning and habit of smoking itself. The behavior associated with smoking is strongly its consumption. There are people that they find most difficult is to stop smoking after eating, coffee, or Saturday when out with friends. Read the rest of this entry »
At best, one of the most complicated for one person may be quitting. Maybe I will leave a great effort, increase your anxiety, your irritation, your anxiety …. Any effort will be an enormous benefit. But let yourself help, our first advice is this: you have more chance of success if you put in the hands of professionals. Do not expect to leave it overnight, planifícate, and if you think necessary, get advice to help you with marketing techniques, improve your diet and change your habits early days.
This is the hard part … but how about if we start with the good news?:
What happens when you quit smoking?
As soon as you stop smoking, your body will thank you deeply and will undertake a task of repairing the damage that the consumption of snuff has caused. Thus begin a series of changes for the benefit of your health. The American Cancer Society lists these changes.
At eight hours, oxygen levels in the blood return to normal, and nicotine, and carbon dioxide are reduced by half.
At 24 hours, the carbon dioxide leaves the body and the lungs begin to expel the mucus. Decrease risk of stroke.
At 48 hours, the nicotine is gone. The taste and smell improves.
At 72 hours, breathing becomes much easier. The bronchial tubes relax and energy levels increase.
From 2 to 12 weeks, circulation improves. Lung function improved 30%.
From 3 to 9 months, coughs, “beeps” and breathing problems improve. It also reduces the risk of infection.
In 12 months, the risk of heart attack is cut in half compared to the risk of smoking.
In 10 years, the risk of lung cancer is also halved, compared with the same risk that a smoker suffers.
In 15 years, the risk of heart attack reduces a person who has ever smoked. Read the rest of this entry »
The cigarette noalivia stress, this is the conclusion reached by a study published by the medical magazine Addiction, which completely rejects the social myth that relaxing effects attributed to snuff.
According to researchers at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, chronic stress levels may fall after a person leaves the habit. Even for some people, smoking exacerbates chronic stress.
What happens, “says the group of scientists, is that those who go through times of great stress trying to calm his anxiety with erratic behavior such as physical inactivity and eating junk food and cigarettes. Read the rest of this entry »
You do not smoke it. You do not swallow it. All you do is slosh it around your mouth and spit out the brown juices every few seconds. Ok, so it is pretty disgusting actually. But so what? after all, it’s called smokeless or chewing tobacco. That means you chew and spit it, not smoke it, so it can not be as bad as inhaling tobacco smoke into your lungs, right?
Wrong unfortunately, smokeless does not mean harmless. The fact is, chewing tobacco is every bit as dangerous as smoking it.
What Is Smokeless Tobacco?
Smokeless tobacco, Also Called spit tobacco, chewing tobacco, chew, chaw, dip, plug, and Probably A Few Other Things, eat in two forms: snuff and chewing tobacco.
Snuff is a fine-grain tobacco That often eat in teabag-like pouches that users “pinch” or “dip” between their lower lip and gum. Chewing tobacco eat in shredded, twisted, or “bricked” tobacco leaves users put enter that their cheek and gum. Whether it’s snuff or chewing tobacco, you’re supposed to let it sit in your mouth and suck on the tobacco juice, spitting Often to get rid of the saliva That builds up. This sucking and chewing nicotine allows, which is a drug You Can Become addicted to, To Be Absorbed Into the Bloodstream-through the Tissues in your mouth. You do not even need to swallow. Read the rest of this entry »