smoking

11 Common Oral Problems Caused By Smoking

By Dr. Sharad Mohan , Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) It is needless to mention how bad smoking is for your health. Most people have already become quite aware of its harmful consequences, thanks to the repetitive disclaimers and government initiatives. However, many still do not know that apart from causing life-threatening diseases, smoking may…

5 Deadly Effects Of Smoking On Your Sex Life

By Dr. Jolly Arora, Sexology Smoking has never been the habit that one was endorsed to cultivate, least indulge in. Over the years, the maladies associated with smoking have been increasing at an alarming rate and its ability to harm one’s sexual life has not been discounted. According to doctors, the habit…

Smoking – Ayurvedic Remedies For It!

By Dr. Sunil Arya, Ayurveda Every packet of cigarette comes with the warning ‘Smoking is injurious to health’. With every national budget plan, the prices of nicotine based additives are hiked. Yet, you cannot quit smoking because you find it extremely difficult to resist the nicotine urge. Ayurveda says that the root…

Smoking and Oral Health

By Dr. B. B. Khatri, Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) It is needless to mention how bad smoking is for your health. Most people have already become quite aware of its harmful consequences, thanks to the repetitive disclaimers and government initiatives. However, many still do not know that apart from causing life-threatening diseases, smoking may…

Smoking makes your vision poorer, says research

One way to reduce the possibility of becoming prone to Age related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is by not smoking. People who smoke are three to four times more likely to develop AMD than people who don’t smoke. However, non-smokers who live with smokers almost double their risk of becoming susceptible…

Smoking, flu virus bring down efficiency of lung medications

Exposure to cigarette smoke and viral infection can reduce the efficiency of lung medications, thereby preventing it from working properly, a recent study has revealed. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the collective term for lung ailments, emphysema, chronic bronchitis and chronic obstructive airways illness. Presently, the major cause of…

E-cigarettes Flavoured With Cherry Most Dangerous For Users

Users habitual to cherry-flavoured e-cigarettes may stand exposed to long-term lung and respiratory diseases, according to a new study conducted by the researchers at the US Roswell Park Cancer Institute. “High levels of the respiratory irritant benzaldehyde were detected in the vapour from most of the flavoured nicotine products, with…

Want To Quit Tobacco? Here’s How Simple Counselling Can Help

Quite recently, an NGO conducted a one-of-its-kind program on tobacco cessation, establishing that a simple counseling on tobacco by healthcare experts can be very effective in motivating tobacco addicts to quit this habit. The news comes after the implementation of this program in places such as primary healthcare centers, hospitals,…