CATEGORY: THE CONSEQUENCES OF SMOKING


The Damage that Your Nicotine Habit Has on Others

You have made the decision to smoke cigarettes. It is a poor decision, but, nonetheless, it is yours exclusively....


Smoking and COPD: The Inexorable Link That Could Leave You Gasping for Air

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States. What’s even more...


How Much Does Smoking Really Cost over a Lifetime?

With the average cost of a pack of cigarettes at a little over $5.50, you may not realize just...


Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary Hypertension: Pulmonary = respiratory system. Hypertension = high blood pressure. Smoking supplies particles of chemicals to the lungs...


Nicotine Causes High Blood Pressure.

Hypertension is high blood pressure. The known causes are; high cholesterol, obesity, chronic stress and cigarette smoking. High blood...


The Vulnerable Respiratory System.

Talking about the respiratory system is another ploy of mine to try and convince you to quit smoking. Perhaps...


Okay – You might NOT get Lung Cancer – But How Lucky Do You Feel?

If you smoke and you are worried about getting lung cancer then read on. Genetics Many people believe they...


Emphysema is a Nasty, Painful and Progressive Disease If You Need a Reason to Quit then here it is!

More and more smokers are diagnosed with emphysema every year. Many smokers eventually end up with chronic obstructive pulmonary...


COPD – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a progressive disorder of the airways that restricts airflow and reduces the performance...


It’s Time to Accept the Damage Smoking Causes – Before it’s Too Late!

Smoking cigarettes causes damage to the lungs and to the rest of the body in several ways. Some of...