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Is Hookah Bad for You?

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Hookah pipes, also known as hitboo pipes, shisha pipes and water pipes, are large instruments used for vaporizing and smoking a range of flavoured tobaccos (which are also known as shisha). Originally coming from Persia and India in the 15th century, hookah has long been popular throughout the Middle East and South Asia in countries including Egypt, India, Pakistan, Persia, Saudi Arabia, Syria...

Trying to Quit Smoking? Exercise

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Those who have tried to quit smoking cigarettes know that it is no picnic. Nicotine has been called by researchers potentially more addicting than heroin. Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that 70% of current smokers want to quit, they have been unable to do so. According to the American Lung Association, successfully quitting smoking and “staying quit” is...

How Bad Is Secondhand Smoke, Really?

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There seems to be general agreement that secondhand smoke is bad. The case against secondhand smoke (SHS) as a health danger has been made, emphatically, in over 30 U.S. Surgeon General’s reports written since 1964. Sufficient studies have been performed that link secondhand smoke to cancer in non-smokers exposed to it that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Occupational...

How to Smoke a Pipe

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Smoking a pipe is not a healthy activity, and the inhalation of smoke can cause damage to your mouth while also causing addiction. Of course in theory smoking a pipe is not as unhealthy as smoking cigarettes, because you are not supposed to inhale the smoke. However the tobacco that you use is also much stronger than a cigarette, and some people still do find that they prefer to inhale. That...

Passive Smoking Effects

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Tobacco usage is a great menace in our society and is a problem for a vast range of demographics and all around the world. This health-damaging habit has become all too common in many countries. People who smoke in open public spaces are putting others at risk. Even being ‘just’ passive smokers, they will bear the brunt of the toxic tobacco smoke. The growing tobacco consumption...

Chewing Tobacco VS Cigarettes

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Smoking is a serious health risk and one that can have countless negative impacts on our health. We know for instance that smoking will shorten our lifespans at the best of times, but it can also cause a range of serious illnesses that can end our lives in painful and drawn out ways – lung cancer, throat cancer, mouth cancer, heart attacks, respiratory conditions, strokes and more. Of course...

Does Smoking Stunt Your Growth?

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We all know about the various health problems and threats that smoking poses, and yet many of us continue to smoke regardless of this – and even continue to smoke under age. The vast range of illnesses and diseases caused by smoking, as well as the detriment to physical fitness, do not seem to be enough to put people off, but some of the issues of vanity that effect teenagers may sometimes be...

Are Electronic Cigarettes a Safe Switch Over Conventional Cigarettes?

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There is no denying to the fact that electronic cigarettes are gradually conquering the market. It’s considered by many a safe alternative for conventional cigarettes. Powered with a battery, electronic cigarettes look similar to traditional cigarettes. In fact, they also satisfy the nicotine cravings when a smoker inhales the smoke like vapor formed from electronic cigarettes. The Buzz About...

How to Quit Smoking Through Self Hypnosis

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Unless you have been living under the rocks, you would be aware of the fact that smoking is hugely harmful for our overall health. It can invite loads of health ailments into one’s life. Some of the ailments are dreadful enough to claim one’s life. Despite being aware of the health hazards linked with smoking, addicts find it very difficult to stay away from this habit. While individuals attempt...

How to Stop Smoking on a Budget

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Smoking is the hardest vices to quit not only because of the temptation but also the cost it requires for you to quit smoking. But, you can now quit smoking without spending a lot of your money. Today, there are a lot of products in the market that promise to help you stop smoking: gum, patches, and certain kinds of medication. All of these products that can cost a lot may also fail without the...

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