If you are a smoker, or have quit after smoking for many years, then you are in a high risk category for many types of lung disease. Knowing how to put an end to these illnesses and in many cases preventing them in the first place is essential to your health and longevity! Here are some symptoms of lung disease and a way you can get rid of them and live a happier, healthier life.
Chronic Bronchitis – This is characterized by a persistent cough, and the coughing up of sputum (mucus from the lungs). This coughing is caused by irritation of the bronchial tubes in the lungs which become swollen and inflamed. (more…)
How to quit smoking is one of the biggest questions facing long-term smokers that have realized the damage they are doing to themselves and want to do something about it. However, the bigger question is actually what are you going to do AFTER you quit smoking!
This is because quitting smoking will not save you from all the poisons and tar that have been filling your lungs for so many years. (more…)
Lung disease comes in many shapes and sizes. Smokers are also massively more likely to develop lung disease because of the tar that clogs their airways, and the toxic chemicals from cigarettes that are trapped in the lungs by this sticky, black tar. As such, knowing some good at home remedies for lung disease will help you overcome the problems when they arise … and hopefully will stop you developing more if you stick with them!
Bronchitis is a nasty condition caused by inflammation of the bronchial tubes in your lungs. (more…)
You may have heard of a liver detox, a colon cleanse, or a general body detox; but have you heard of a lung detox before? This follows a similar concept in that, in this case, you are trying to cleanse the lungs of impurities, poisons and toxins to achieve better respiratory health. However, the processes that you must follow to achieve this are quite different, and you have additional problems if you are or have been a smoker.
Tar is an insidious hazard that comes from years of smoking cigarettes. It is a blackish brown mixture of smoke and ash and mucus that coats the inside of your lungs and makes it difficult for you to breathe. It also traps in the toxins (more…)
If you are, or have been a smoker, then let’s take a little journey. Imagine you are in a little camera that can see though skin and bone that can look into your chest to see your lungs. What you would see might sicken you and would be likely turn you off cigarettes forever! Your lungs would appear not as pink and healthy organs full of life, oxygen, and vitality, but instead as blackened, sickly, corrupted sacks only partly filled with fetid air.
It is not a pleasant thought, and I bet as you breathe in and out you can feel this horrible damage that is done to your lungs. (more…)
Singapore is extending the smoking ban to even more places with effect from 15 January 2013. The extension covers common areas of residential buildings such as common corridors, staircases, stairwells and void decks as well as multi-purpose halls, covered walkways and linkways, all pedestrian overhead bridges, within 5 metres of bus shelters and hospital outdoor compounds. S
Why is Singapore so passionate in extending smoking ban?
One strong reason is there is absolutely no safe level of exposure to second-hand smoke, (more…)
If you have smoked cigarettes for even a single year of your life, this means you have sucked down a whole host of toxins that do not come back out when you exhale
In fact, most of these particles and nasty chemicals that infuse every cigarette may still be lurking in your lungs trapped there by mucus and tar causing infections, making breathing more difficult and increasing your chances of cancer and other lung disease. (more…)