The electronic cigarette health controversy continues in light of recent data gleaned from studies and surveys. Some of the data is good; some is bad; and some is ugly. First of all, whether your take is good, bad, or indifferent, e-cigarettes are now under the regulation of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Its […]
Category: Nicotine Addiction
Insight into nicotine addiction, it’s consequences, and overcoming it.
The relationship between nicotine and the brain has been a topic of interest for decades. Intriguing though, is what on the surface appears to be benefits of smoking to the brain. Such a link is puzzling though, given the many known detrimental effects of smoking in other parts of the body. The basis of the […]
The Significance of Nicotine Withdrawal Symptoms Along with mental preoccupation and tolerance, nicotine withdrawal symptoms are the hallmark of nicotine addiction. The significance of withdrawal symptoms lies in the fact that they are the main reason many fail to quit smoking. According to surveys, most smokers want to quit and many try. But few succeed. […]
Smokers and non-smokers alike for the most part are aware of the harmful effects of smoking. The most harmful of all those effects is that smoking kills. A scientific research report published in January 2013 is a convincing reminder of the fact that smoking kills. The study also showed that quitting smoking can add years […]
Despite their increasing usage and claims that they help smokers quit, the question – are electronic cigarettes harmful – is an important and valid one. Yes – the question is valid even though those battery-operated devices are supposed to be a safer alternative to smoking? After all, they convey into the respiratory tract of users, […]