Warning!!! Smoking Deaths Increasing

It’s a fact! Huge percentage of world’s population is smokers and among the top causes of death is associated with smoking. An estimated 400,000 deaths each year are caused directly by cigarette smoking. (Source: excerpt from Smoking and Your Digestive System: NIDDK)  Government and private institutions efforts to have massive information drive to educate people about the serious harmful effects of smoking is countless, hence, smoking deaths are still rapidly increasing. It’s alarming yet this sad reality over time doesn’t change. More and more smoking deaths every second, every minute, every day, every month and every year and with...

Understanding How You Can Get A Nicotine Overdose

When you hear of Nicotine first thing that comes to our mind is cigarette, they are always associated with each other. More often that not we think cigarette and nicotine as the same.  But in reality nicotine just makes up approximately 0.6–3.0% of dry weight of tobacco which is the main ingredient of cigarette.  One can wonder with such a small amount why there are still cases of such. Overdose means “to administer or take a large amount or quantity”.  Simply to say, large consumption of cigarette causes Nicotine Overdose. The term Nicotine came from the tobacco plant Nicotiana tabacum, which came from the ambassador of French in...

Smoking Cessation Statistics: Quitting Smoking Can...

With the given Smoking cessation aids to help smokers quit, it’s a good thing to know how effective these programs and projects are. Being aware of the statistics will give us an idea of how good one product or service is.  Most of the time, it will persuade us to buy that product.  Meanwhile, other statistics educate us about something that is important. Sometimes it will provide results that we don’t like. It will be good to hear stories and testimonials of successful smoke quitters. It helps encourage more and more smokers to follow their decision towards a smoke free living. On the other hand, statistics increasing numbers of...

Your new life as a non smoker

You have successfully quit smoking for over a month now.  The big question most people ask themselves is, “Now what?”.  Remaining smoke free and living a healthly lifestyle will be an adjustment for you, so lets review things you will want to consider as a non-smoker. With your new life as a non smoker your body will begin repairing itself within the first 8 hours of quitting.  The longer that you quit the more your body will be repairing itself.  You will be dramatically lowering your risk of coronary disease, heart attack, stroke, and lung problems. Life as a non smoker, you will also have the ability to exercise more...

4 reasons why it is ...

 There are many reasons why it is so hard to quit smoking.  This article will cover some of the major reasons why it is so difficult to quit smoking. It is possible to get past the difficulties of quitting, but one will have to understand the “why” and how they can overcome it.  The...

The true cost of smoking cigarettes

  Need another reason to quit smoking, well think of the true cost of smoking cigarettes. When you start to break the cost of smoking cigarettes and thinking of the dollar, it might change your perspective. There are many direct and indirect costs that are associated with smoking cigarettes.  The cost of smoking cigarettes will cost you more than just the pack you run the store to buy, and this article will discuss the all the costs that you will incur while smoking. The cost of pack of cigarettes The cost of a pack of cigarettes increases almost yearly.  In 2002 you were able to get a pack of smokes for a mere $4.50, now with...