COVID-19: 10 Ways to Care for your Lungs to Reduce Infection Risk 

On April 4, 2020. By Jesusegun Alagbe If you’ve never cared for your lungs by always smoking or inhaling polluted air , now is the time to seriously take care of your lungs . As the coronavirus pandemic lingers on , health experts have said people with healthy lungs are at lower risk of contracting…

Smoking, Drug Use might Increase Risks from Coronavirus, Experts Warn

By Stephen Charles Kenechukwu March 22, 2020 Vaping, smoking, and drug use could heighten one’s chances of suffering coronavirus complications, experts in the United States have warned. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had recently updated its report to include that older adults and those with underlying medical conditions are at higher…

4 Major Side Effects Of Marijuana You Should Know About

By Akinwale Akinyoade 25 January 2020.  In recent times, there have been several calls for the legalisation of marijuana due to the medical and health benefits that it possess. Despite these benefits, marijuana still has potential risks that could outweigh its benefits in some cases. Ginna Crochets Signs of Use Marijuana can be consumed in…

Smoking Causes Deadly Blood Clots

By Chukwuma Muanya On 24 January 2020.  *Shisha increases risk of heart attacks, strokes, complications after surgery Smoking trendy hookah pipes (shisha) may increase your risk of a heart attack or strokes by causing deadly blood clots, scientists fear. The tabletop pipes are considered to be ‘healthier’ because the smoke goes through water before inhalation….

Does Smoking Cause Depression?

  Most of us are familiar with the physical health effects of smoking, but can the habit also affect our mental and emotional well-being? A new study suggests that it can, after finding a link between smoking cigarettes and depression. A new study examines the link between mental health and smoking among students. Ginna Crochets…

These Harmful Effect of Smoking Shisha might Make You Reconsider Taking it

Here’s how smoking shisha can impact your health negatively. Shisha pipes use tobacco sweetened with fruit or molasses sugar, which makes the smoke more aromatic than cigarette smoke. These sweetened fruits provide several flavors like apple, plum, coconut, mango, mint, strawberry and many more. However, most people smoke shisha to replace cigarettes because they think…

Here’s Why You Can’t Stop Smoking after Trying so Hard

By Olamide Ayeni Have you been wondering why it’s so hard for you to quit smoking? Well, here is it. Smoking is a hard habit to break because tobacco contains a chemical called nicotine, which makes it very addictive. Ginna Crochets However, every smoker is addicted to a different combination of the “stimulants” in cigarettes,…

Nicotine sickness: the latest vaping scare

The rampant use of e-cigarettes in the US is raising concerns about nicotine poisoning and mental health issues among young vapers Sharon Levy, director of the adolescent substance use and addiction programme at the children’s hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, is quick to recall the first time a teenager with vaping-induced nicotine poisoning arrived at her…

Vaping better than cigarettes for blood vessel health – study

Blood vessel function found to improve within a month if e-cigarettes replaced with e-cigarettes Switching from tobacco cigarettes to vaping improves blood vessel function within one month, researchers have found, in a study they say supports the use of electronic cigarettes as a tool to quit smoking. MEET ANTHONY NWEKE A VETERAN AUTHOR E-cigarettes have…