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Smoking Can Adversely Affect Breastfeeding Habits, Here’s How

Smoking Can Adversely Affect Breastfeeding Habits, Here’s How

Women, please take note. New mothers exposed to cigarette smoke in their homes may stop breastfeeding sooner as compared to those who are not exposed to second-hand smoke, a new study suggests. The study, published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine, found that exposure to household smokers had a substantial negative effect on breastfeeding practices. “Our [...]

August 10, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Smoking Can Adversely Affect Breastfeeding Habits, Here’s How

Smoking cigarettes can affect your bone health, delay healing after injury

Smoking cigarettes can affect your bone health, delay healing after injury

Smoking is linked to delayed shinbone healing, finds a study. “We are all familiar with some of the more well-known negative health effects of smoking, but the influence on bone healing is less widely known outside the medical community,” said Hannah Dailey of Lehigh University. “Our study recommended that all fracture patients should be provided [...]

July 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Smoking cigarettes can affect your bone health, delay healing after injury

Divorce and habits like smoking and no exercise can lead to early death

Divorce and habits like smoking and no exercise can lead to early death

Turns out, change in habits after divorce can lead to early death in some, a new research has claimed. According to a study conducted by the University of Arizona, divorce is linked to a wide range of poor health outcomes, including greater risk for early death. However, the reason for the connection is not well [...]

June 4, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Divorce and habits like smoking and no exercise can lead to early death

Want to quit smoking? Facebook could be your surprise ally

Want to quit smoking? Facebook could be your surprise ally

While smoking is associated with a host of health problems, be it lung cancer, heart disease or skin ailments, smokers often struggle to kick the habit as chemical changes deep in the brain drive nicotine addiction. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), tobacco kills more than 7 million people each year. More than 6 million of [...]

May 26, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to quit smoking? Facebook could be your surprise ally

Non-smokers, beware: Use of marijuana is linked to increase in cigarette smoking

Non-smokers, beware: Use of marijuana is linked to increase in cigarette smoking

If you only smoke marijuana, there are higher chances that you may end up smoking cigarettes too, a new study suggests. According to researchers, cannabis use is associated with an increased initiation of cigarette smoking among non-cigarette smokers. Previous studies have linked marijuana use in adolescence to bipolar symptoms in adulthood. While cigarette smoking has long [...]

April 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Non-smokers, beware: Use of marijuana is linked to increase in cigarette smoking

Smoking weed may lead teens to have negative emotions, increased psychosis

Smoking weed may lead teens to have negative emotions, increased psychosis

Smoking cannabis to feel less depressed is a well-known phenomenon- but does it actually work? A study has recently warned that the teenagers who begin smoking pot early are at an increased risk of depression and heightened feelings of negative emotionality. According to researchers, young people with cannabis-dependence have an altered brain function that may [...]

January 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Smoking weed may lead teens to have negative emotions, increased psychosis

Dear parents, take note! Peer influence doubles smoking risk among teens

Dear parents, take note! Peer influence doubles smoking risk among teens

Smoking is powerful enough to affect almost every part of the body. Yet surveys in the past has revealed that most smokers try to quit but fail, despite knowing ill effects. Now, new research has found that having peers who smoke doubles the risk that non-smoking teenagers will also pick up the habit. Led by Jiaying Liu, PhD, [...]

August 25, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Dear parents, take note! Peer influence doubles smoking risk among teens

U.ok.,doctors,advocate,vaping,as,a,manner,to,give,up,smoking

U.ok.,doctors,advocate,vaping,as,a,manner,to,give,up,smoking

A medical doctors organization in the U.k. is now recommending e-cigarettes be a few of the gear used toassist human beings cease smoking cigarettes, pointing to “vaping” as less of a risk to fitness thanbreathing in the burning fumes of tobacco. The Royal college of Physicians issued the advice with acknowledgement that the entire risks [...]

April 29, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on U.ok.,doctors,advocate,vaping,as,a,manner,to,give,up,smoking

‘Cold turkey’ best way to quit smoking, study shows

‘Cold turkey’ best way to quit smoking, study shows

Volunteers who used this approach were 25% more likely to remain abstinent half a year from the date that they give up than smokers who tried to gradually wean themselves off instead. The NHS says that picking a convenient date to quit is important. Make a promise, set a date and stick to it, it [...]

March 16, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on ‘Cold turkey’ best way to quit smoking, study shows