Medical 

Disease and Amputation of Fingers, Arms, and Legs caused by Smoking Cigarettes

Nicotine itself is not addictive, but it is responsible for releasing dopamine, a neurotransmitter associated with pleasure and reinforcements in the brain, thus inducing addictive tendencies in humans. Nicotine is a chemical found in tobacco leaf, the main ingredient in cigarettes and is said to cause addiction and disease in cigarette smokers, (World Health Organization (WHO)). The cup itself is lined with nerve endings (tips of neurons). It is these nerve endings that release dopamine when the neurotransmitter acetylcholine binds with the cup-like acetylcholine receptors (cholinergic receptors). A reinforcing and…

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Medical 

Hyypnotherapy – An effective way to help quit Smoking

Studies have shown that hypnotherapy is an effective way to help patients quit smoking and stay quit by creating a new pattern of thoughts, attitudes, behaviors, and response to smoking in their subconscious. By doing this the quitting program is actually part of the patient’s thinking process and requires minimal additional work on the side of the patient. The process of using hypnotherapy involves finding a therapist with experience specifically in helping you quit smoking and ideally with NLP training as well as hypnosis. It’s this combination of NLP and…

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Fitness 

Reversing the effects of smoking

Still not stubbed out for good? The news that smoking a pack a day can causes 150 cancer-risking mutations in you lung cells every year should have you reaching to the ashtray for good. Even if you’re a social smoker, now is the time to extinguish your habit. You might see yourself as a weekend Bogart, lighting up in sunny beer gardens, then snubbing your colleagues huddled by the fire escape, but the government is getting ready to call time on your habit, planning to slash smoking rates to 12.2%…

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Health 

Effects of smoking Cigarettes on the body

1. The smokers cough. If you have smoked for any length of time you will have the smokers cough. You may think this is an inconvenience if your a smoker, and most smokers try to hide it. This cough is actually your body trying to get rid of the poisonous fumes you are inhaling on a daily basis. It is the sound of your lungs expelling all the chemicals in tobacco smoke. This is a good thing for your body all though you may not think so. 2. Stained teeth.…

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