QSN Health Co-Founder Nigel Houghton sits down with Dr. Regin Filamel Escalada to discuss the health risks that smokers face every day.
Studies on Smoking and children’s health
You want the best for your children. You take the time to make sure they are healthy secure and happy. Then they get to an age where they start making many of their own decisions. If you are nicotine dependent, there is an increased risk that your children will also use tobacco. You already know… Continue reading Studies on Smoking and children’s health
The Harm of Tobacco on the Environment
The ugly truth about tobacco and it’s effects on your health have, thankfully, been well documented and researched. However, the ugly truth about it’s effects on the environment is only starting to gain traction. What’s going on? A recent study by the World Health Organization has outlined that smoking and the growing of tobacco has… Continue reading The Harm of Tobacco on the Environment
4 Social Triggers that Keep Us Hooked
Smoking is more than a comfortable routine. For many, it’s a social crutch that helps you cope with emotionally charged interactions, arguments, celebrations, and even the crippling weight of loneliness. If you want to quit smoking, you have to recognize the triggers that entice you to light up. Where are you when the urge strikes?… Continue reading 4 Social Triggers that Keep Us Hooked
How to talk to your teenager about smoking
After looking at your teen’s attitude, you will probably decide that your teen is the rebel, or the social smoker, or both. He or she is probably not sophisticated enough to be a truly effective sneaky smoker and probably isn’t advanced enough in the addiction process to be a truly stressed-out smoker. To a teen,… Continue reading How to talk to your teenager about smoking
Depression and Anxiety when quitting smoking
Depression and Anxiety when quitting smoking. Depression and Anxiety when quitting smoking. Life has a way of throwing stressful situations directly in our path. Stress, depression and anxiety are the main reasons many smokers choose to keep the habit. Some smokers are afraid that attempting to quit will magnify these negative feelings. They are afraid… Continue reading Depression and Anxiety when quitting smoking
The Connections Between Smoking and Sleep Apnea
You might find it hard to acknowledge it all the time, but smoking affects many areas of your life. It takes up a lot of time going outside to smoke away from others, but it also affects how you breathe. What some smokers may not realize is that their habit can even affect how they… Continue reading The Connections Between Smoking and Sleep Apnea
Surprising Smoking Statistics and What Are the Odds?
Every time that you light up a cigarette, you are feeding an addiction. You reinforce that behavior pattern that hurts your body. It’s hard to imagine yourself as a statistic, but smokers are not the norm anymore. A recent headline from the Washington Post reads: “America’s new tobacco crisis: The rich stopped smoking, the poor… Continue reading Surprising Smoking Statistics and What Are the Odds?
Challenges Smokers Face Everyday
Smokers are going to have a hard time of things due to the many unique challenges that they face everyday. Some of the challenges that smokers face include everything from social, to work-related, choosing a place to live, and even just logistical issues like where you can actually smoke at all. Obviously, there are a… Continue reading Challenges Smokers Face Everyday
3 Tips to Quit Smoking This Winter
If you are a smoker, then quitting is at the top of your to-do list. However, as you may be aware, quitting smoking is nowhere near easy. Nicotine addiction is one of the hardest habits to kick, and while there are plenty of benefits when you actually do toss them in the trash this winter,… Continue reading 3 Tips to Quit Smoking This Winter