Farmer’s lung – A disease from the fields
What is Farmer’s Lung? Farmer’s lung is a condition that is caused by an allergic reaction to the mold that is found in certain crops. While the farmers are prone to expose themselves to dust from hay, corn, grass, grain, and tobacco, they are more likely to inhale them in higher concentrations. But, this doesn’t […]
Popcorn Lung: The Disease that Affects Vapers, Smokers, and Popcorn Fans
Vaping has been on the rise for a few years now, with many who stand outside blowing out massive vapour clouds saying the switch from smoking has made them feel better. However, the phrase ‘popcorn lung’ has been lurking around for a while, and it’s never been clear if the disease is real, or simply […]
INFOGRAPHIC: The Facts About Smoking
Many people start smoking out of peer pressure or stress. Although most of us have been educated on the dangers of smoking while in school, it was more of a basic lesson that did not go in-depth. Here is a helpful infographic that lists the facts about smoking.
INFOGRAPHIC: Stop Smoking Statistics
Many smokers want to quit cigarette smoking, but they either don’t have the drive or the discipline to follow through. Here are some statistics that will put things into perspective and may help you in your journey to quit.
Smoking in Europe Mapped in Infographic
Smoking has become a global pandemic, with more and more countries trying various methods to dissuade the public from picking up a cigarette. However, the number of smokers (including those who use vape pens) has been steadily on the rise. Here is an interesting infographic that has mapped Europe’s smoking hotspots.
BREAKING: Wonder Lung Cancer Drug
Bob Berry was told he had just 18 months left to live. However, after being one of the first in the world to test a new lung cancer drug, he has no trace of the disease left in his body. Bob was just one of three people in England who took part in the clinical […]
10 Best Exercises to Increase Lung Capacity
Oxygen is critical for your body’s survival. Keeping the organ that distributes oxygen to your body healthy should be of utmost importance. Your lungs have the arduous task of delivering oxygen to every part of your body. Keeping up and improving lung function is something that everyone should be thinking about. Without proper lung function, […]
3 Tips to Increase Lung Capacity
In our previous article, we talked about how to increase your lung capacity. Here are three tips you could use in conjunction with those exercises. Breathe Deeply If you learn to take slow, deep breaths and keep your breathing steady, your lung capacity will improve in a relatively short amount of time. Until you can […]
How to Increase Lung Capacity
Increasing your lung capacity is one of the best things you can do for you health. There are a number of activities and exercises you can engage in to help increase your lung capacity. These exercises will not only help increase the amount of oxygen you can breathe in but also increase the efficiency of your […]
What’s The Risk of Lung Cancer After You Quit Smoking?
We all know the risks of smoking and how cancer and cigarettes are directly related. John Hopkins medical has reported that 85 percent of lung cancer cases are smoking-related. But are you still at risk if you quit smoking long ago? The answer to the above question is yes. Research has shown that even after […]