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Tagged: smoking

You Can Tame Your Heartburn!

August 12th, 2015 | smoking

Lots of us get heartburn, but how do we stop getting it? For some it’s little purple pill or a swig of a pink potion, while others just grit their teeth and bear it … none of which solve the problem or prevent future episodes. Fortunately, heartburn is very treatable and all of us have […]

Reflexology for Emphysema

July 9th, 2015 | smoking

A 55-year-old lady suffering from emphysema experiences dramatic relief from her symptoms and greater ease of breathing. Emphysema is surprisingly prevalent among people who smoke pipes, cigars or cigarettes, those who live or work in highly polluted areas, such as around spores, herbicides and pesticides, factories with high air contaminants, or people who live in […]

Critical Limb Ischemia: Who Is at Risk?

October 20th, 2012 | smoking

(NewsUSA) – Usually you hear cautionary tales of heart attacks due to high cholesterol or high blood pressure, but another vascular disease may be sneaking up your legs: critical limb ischemia (CLI). CLI is the severest stage of peripheral artery disease (PAD) and the leading cause of amputation worldwide. PAD, which results in at least […]

See Health Benefits 48 Hours After Quitting Smoking

October 20th, 2012 | smoking

(NewsUSA) – “Within 48 hours of quitting smoking, health benefits begin,” said Dr. Steven Leers, a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery. “Blood pressure decreases. Pulse rate drops. The body temperature of hands and feet increases. Carbon monoxide levels in the blood return to normal. The chance of a heart attack decreases. Nerve endings […]

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