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Smoking and Nicotine Addiction

Reasons for Elevated Platelet Count

Bone marrow produces platelets -- also known as thrombocytes, and releases them into circulation. These small blood elements are p...

What Are the Risks of Smoking Vs. Nonsmoking?

The act of smoking cigarettes sends carbon monoxide, tar, nicotine and many other harmful substances into the body. Ingesting thes...

The Effects of Smoking on Your Respiratory System

The major health problems caused by smoking affect the nicotine delivery system: the airways, blood vessels and lungs in the human...

The Effects of Smoking for a Year

The first year of a tobacco use habit holds risks for immediate health problems and the likelihood of an early death. Many people ...

The Effects of Cigarette Smoke on the Respiratory System

A healthy respiratory system is designed to protect the lungs from occasional inhalation of smoke, dust and other harmful substanc...

Aching Joints During Pregnancy

A woman’s body undergoes many dramatic changes over the course of pregnancy, some of which can bring about unpleasant side e...

How to Use Acupressure to Stop Smoking

There is little doubt about the negative effect addiction to nicotine has on your health. BioMed reports that cigarettes are the b...

What Happens When You Quit Smoking Cold Turkey?

Quitting cold turkey is statistically the most successful way to stop smoking, according to the American Cancer Society's "Quittin...

Eyes and Smoking Cigarettes

Smoking can damage many organs, including the eyes, which are complex organs that are effected from first and secondhand smoking. ...

Risks of Occasional Smoking

Occasional smoking, or social smoking, means that you don't smoke every day. Perhaps you smoke only in a social context on the...
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