Effects of Tobacco on your Health

effects of tobacco Tobacco use kills nearly six million people worldwide each year. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates, globally, there were 100 million premature deaths due to tobacco in the 20th century, and if the current trends of tobacco use continue, this number is expected to rise to 1 billion in the 21st century. Adolescents and children are the prime         Read More …

World No Tobacco Day: Tobacco a Threat to Development

world no tobacco day Smoking Mortality Tobacco use kills nearly six million people worldwide each year. Nearly half of all smokers who do not quit will die because of smoking. And they will die an average of 8-14 years earlier than someone like them who does not smoke. Smoking in public places was prohibited nationwide from 2 October 2008. There are approximately 120 million         Read More …

Cancer Prevalence in India

Cancer is the most feared disease – terminal if the cancer progresses beyond a certain stage. It is the fourth leading cause of deaths after heart diseases. In India 20-25 lakh cases exist at any time, with 7 lakh new added every year. Signs of Danger One needs to be educated about “Danger signals” of cancer – so that they         Read More …

Emphysema: Prevention and Complications

Emphysema Prevention – Stop smoking and avoid exposure to chemical fumes and dust.  , Wear a mask to protect your lungs..

Emphysema: Treatment, Diet and Home Remedies

Emphysema Treatment Using Home Remedies, Yoga, And Diet – Foods to be taken: Healthy diet consisting of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, minerals, vitamins, fibre and water.
, Low-sodium chicken soup is particularly beneficial for those suffering with emphysema. Because chicken contains cysteine, it helps to clear your body of excess mucus. Additional food sources of cysteine include wheat germ, red peppers, garlic, onions, broccoli and Brussels sprouts.
, Olive oil aids in the removal of waste and mucus from the gallbladder and large intestine.

Emphysema: Symptom and Causes

Emphysema Symptoms – Breathlessness, Sputum produced with chronic bronchitis, Coughing, Cyanosis. Emphysema Causes – Smoking, Air pollution.

Emphysema: Meaning, Diagnosis and Overview

Emphysema is a long-term, progressive disease of the lungs and occurs when the alveolar walls are destroyed along with the capillary blood vessels that run within them..