Warm Mist Home Humidifier Review

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A home humidifier review is the best place to look for information before purchasing an appliance for your home. You have the choice between a whole house humidifier or a portable unit for use in the bedroom. Unless you live in a very dry climate, a single room humidifier should be sufficient.
A review of humidifiers is the best source of information before you start shopping for a unit for your home. Most reviews are separated by type of humidifier. The most common are cool mist or warm mist types. There are benefits to each type. Read about both before you shop.
Once you have decided on the type you want, read reviews of specific models. Reviews have a variety of sources from professional reviews, to consumer reviews. There are even some slick advertisers that are able to disguise their advertising to look like a review.
Consumer sources are great for information about how a particular unit has worked for others. However, they generally don’t give a comparison to other products. A professional review should be unbiased and often will give comparisons between different models. Read from a variety of sources to give you a good picture of a particular model.
Cool Mist Home Humidifier
A cool mist humidifier uses cold water and vibration in creating the mist. Because these machines use only cold water, they are a great choice for the nursery or a younger child’s bedroom. There is no risk of scalding with hot water, like there is with warm mist humidifiers or a steam vaporizer.
Because the water is not heated, these machines have a greater risk of releasing bacteria and mold spores into the air. The stagnant water inside the machine is a perfect breeding ground for microorganisms. Proper cleaning and disinfecting the machine can help prevent this problem. Empty the water after every use. Clean out the machine and use a disinfectant cleaner regularly. Make sure to dry the tank completely. Add fresh water before each use.
A warm mist humidifier uses hot water to create steam in the room. Because the water is heated, there is less risk of bacteria and mold spores in the air. Proper cleaning and maintenance of the machine will eliminate the risk altogether. This includes cleaning and disinfecting the machine regularly and changing filters as needed.
Warm mist machines are great for treating colds and congestion that are so common in the winter. Many allow you to add liquid medications to the water to help relieve symptoms. Because they use hot water, they are often not the best choice for use in a child’s bedroom. There is always the risk of burns if your child pulls the unit down. This is particularly dangerous with infants or young children.
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Want Weight Loss? Avoid The “Calorie Trap”

This article was originally written by Jim O’Connor

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Calories – two out of three American adults need to eat
fewer. The rest struggle daily not to eat more. A calorie
(or kilocalorie) is a measure of energy-producing potential.
If we consistently eat more than we need, we gain body fat. If
we eat less than we need, we lose fat, and weight loss occurs.

The challenge arises when we fall into the “Calorie Trap.” We are
often tricked into our quest for energy balance (caloric intake = caloric expenditure.) People wonder why they wake up and their pants don’t fit. Most frustratingly state they don’t understand why; they haven’t been eating poorly. Other puzzled individuals mutter, “I have been eating very little; how can I possibly gain weight,” or “I eat very well,” or “My clothes shrunk in the laundry.” The “calorie trap” strikes again! read more

Want To Workout Without a Gym

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If you are like me, then you will probably know that using free weights and machines is the fastest and most efficient way there is to improve your metabolism and strength but for many reasons these may not be convenient or readily accessible to you.
You may also have no access to a commercial gym, home gym or are on business trip, but there can be a solution, a strength-training workout without the need of expensive machines.
As with any exercise, whether you are using your own body weight, machines or free weights, if the resistance doesn’t increase, your muscles won’t be worked to their maximum capacity and the stimulus these fibres need to grow will be missing.
Exercises done correctly will build the lean muscle and increase your metabolism in the same way as performing exercises at a gymnasium, but without the time constraints and associated costs.
These exercises can be easily done in a bedroom, hotel room, a park, school yard, ceiling rafters in a garage or in a doorway and all you have to do is use your imagination. There will always be a way to add more resistance to your workouts.
Please remember: It doesn’t matter where you are working out – at home, a hotel, or a park – always warm up properly before beginning your session, and cool down and stretch when you are finished.
Leg Exercises
Squats –
They build muscle in the thighs, shape the buttocks and improve endurance. Position your feet about 13 to 17 inches apart or at shoulder width, keeping the back straight and your head up. If you want you can use something that will give you some support, i.e. a desk, bookcase, sink etc.
Now squat down to where the tops of the thighs are parallel to the floor, hold for a second and then stand up, but don’t bounce at the bottom of the movement, use a nice fluid motion. Always exhale your breath as you stand up.
Lunges –
Stand straight in correct posture; now stand with one leg forward and one leg back. Keeping your abdominal muscles tight and chest up, lower your upper body down, bending your leg (don’t step out too far).
You should have about one to two feet between your feet at this stage, the further forward you step, and the more your gluteus and hamstring muscles will have to work.
Do not allow your knee to go forward beyond your toes as you come down and stop where your feel comfortable (try not to let your back come forward) then push directly back up. Do all your reps on one leg then switch legs and do all your reps on the other leg.
Back Exercises
Chin-ups –
Chin-ups are a great upper body workout, particularly targeting your biceps, deltoid and lat muscles. Use a doorway chin-up bar, ceiling rafters in a garage or grab the moulding of your door frame, position your hands with an under hand grip and hang down stretching the lats, slowly raise your body until your chin reaches the bar level.
Pause a moment before slowly lowering yourself back to the starting position. Don’t swing or use momentum to get your body to the top, just use the target muscles. Doorway chinning bars remove from the doorway when you are not using them and can be put up and taken down in seconds.
Bent Over Row –
Take up a position with your right hand and right knee braced on a sturdy bed or some other flat surface that will provide a good support. Now pick up a dumbbell or something heavy that you can hold onto with your left hand.
Visualize your arms as hooks and slowly bring the dumbbell or object up to the side of your chest, keeping your back straight, then lower the weight back down to arms length, no lower, on extremes, safe form only please.
Concentrate on your back muscles. Reverse the whole procedure and do the exercise now with your right arm.
Chest Exercises
Push-Up –
The push up is used for building chest, shoulders and arms. Lie face down on the floor with your hands about shoulder width apart and keeping your palms turned slightly inward. Now push-up until your arms are straight, lower and repeat for repetitions.
To make it more difficult elevate your feet. Try placing the toes of your feet on a stable, elevated surface such as a bench, chair or a stair.
Straightening your body, position your hands on the floor at shoulder width, lower your body until your chest touches the floor at the bottom, and then return to the starting position in a nice fluid motion.
Dips –
This exercise can be done between two sturdy chairs or other surfaces that provide stability. The dip is another great upper body exercise. It’s a compound movement as well and involves working all the muscles that the push up works.
Keep your head up and body as vertical as possible. For the beginning of the movement, start at the top (arms fully extended) and lower yourself until your upper arms are parallel to the seat of the chairs, hold and then push up to the top of the movement until your arms are fully extended again.
Keep looking straight ahead and don’t bounce at the bottom of the movement.
Adding Weight
Although the simple weight of your own body is enough resistance to provide an effective workout we need progressive overload (added resistance) to become stronger.
So all we need to do is add some weight wherever we can find some. Because there are no metal plates and fancy machines to use it doesn’t matter because the body doesn’t care where it is as long as it’s receiving resistance of some kind.
You can use heavy books clasped in your hands. You can buy some cheap weighted dumbbells or ankle weights. A weighted vest will also allow you to add resistance for both chin-ups and push-ups.
Try to buy one that will let you remove and add weight as you see fit. Also a backpack filled with books can be perfect for most of the exercises and is a cheap alternative.
How about a couple of buckets and fill them with a certain level of water? As you get stronger fill them with more water. This is perfect because depending on the exercise, all you need to do is to increase or decrease the amount of water in the buckets for the required amount of resistance.
To wrap things up we know that using free weights and machines are the fastest and most efficient way there is to gain lean muscle and strength, but by performing the exercises in this article you’ll find that they will provide you with the same benefits as going to a gymnasium but without the ongoing costs and time constraints.
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Want to lose weight, try detoxification.



Nutritionist believes accumulated wastes and toxins in the body are the main cause of ill health, premature ageing and obesity problems. Regular detoxification to get rid of these harmful wastes and toxins helps to improve health, vitality and slimming body.

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Nutritionist believes accumulated wastes and toxins in the body are the main cause of ill health, premature ageing and obesity problems. Regular detoxification to get rid of these harmful wastes and toxins helps to improve health, vitality and slimming body.

Our body is constantly bombarded with toxins, both endogenous (metabolic waste produced in the body) and exogenous (toxins that we either breathe or ingest from external sources).It is impossible for us to avoid these toxins for they are virtually everywhere. In our food – herbicides and pesticides in fruits and vegetables, chemicals and heavy metals in fish from heavily polluted rivers and seas, Antibiotics and hormones in poultry and meat .In our drinking water chlorine, heavy metals, chemicals, bacteria and parasites from polluted water sources and old water pipes. In the air that we breathe, chemicals and smog from factories, vehicles exhaust fumes, cigarette smoke, open burning and forest fires. read more

Want to Lose Weight? Plan for Pleasure

This article was originally written by Janice Elizabeth Small

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Inclined to head for the fridge when you’re feeling low? You’re not alone. There’s no doubt about it, food makes us feel good, at least for a while.
But it’s a false friend when you want to lose weight because you end up eating when you’re not hungry and those unneeded calories end up right where you don’t want them – on your hips. The momentary pleasure of eating and forgetting your troubles soon passes and you’re left with regret and even more weight to lose.
Do your best to get out of the habit of cheering yourself up with food. Ice cream or chocolate won’t really help. Ideally you would face up to what is wrong and make a plan to do something about it, rather than trying to squash your feelings. But sometimes you just won’t want to go there and need to find other ways to cheer yourself up.
Rather than waiting until you’re feeling low to think of something to help, put together a Personal Pleasure List now. Think of all the things you love to do (other than eat!) and write them down ready to remind yourself when you need a lift. Make sure you include as many as possible for all different situations because not everything on your list will appeal or be available to you at every moment. Here are a few things on my list to start you off.
* 10 quiet minutes on the sofa with a good novel
* Listening to uplifting music (create a collection of tracks just for this purpose)
* Watching a comedy video
* Cuddling my family
* Window shopping
* Giving myself a manicure and pedicure
* Having a nap in the middle of the day
* Planning my ideal day for the future
* Calling a friend
* Having a bubble bath
* Reading an inspirational or self-help book
* Going for a walk in a local beauty spot
* Stroking a pet
* Doing a puzzle
* Looking at old holiday photographs
* Clearing out a drawer
* Planting some flowers or sowing some seeds in my garden
* Having a facial or massage
* Buying a glossy magazine
* Planning a trip
* Thinking about all the good things in my life
* Dancing (at home)
* Going to the movies (nothing too heavy)
* Remembering the good times
As well as using your Personal Pleasure List when you’re feeling down why not plan some of these actvities more often into your everyday life to keep your spirits high? Positively look for ways to make yourself feel great, think about all the great things you have going for you and make comfort eating a thing of the past. read more

Want To Lose Weight? Be A Good Owner!

This article was originally written by Janice Elizabeth Small

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If you had a dog and didn’t treat it well – you starved it on some days, overfed it on others, gave it far too many doggie treats and not enough doggie nourishment or water, kept it indoors in front of the TV and gave it no exercise, berated it for being lazy and fat – how would you feel about yourself as a dog owner?
Would you say you were negligent? Would you expect the animal welfare people to be keeping an eye on you?
You’d feel bad about that, right?
But when it comes to you, how do you treat yourself? Are you like the bad doggie owner?
Do you give yourself the right food and exercise?
Do you give yourself enough fresh air and water?
Do you get all the vitamins you need?
Do you give yourself enough gentle encouragement and pats on the back?
Would you say your health and well-being are worth as much as any dog’s?
Of course they are!
Somehow, because we are responsible for our own health we think it’s Ok to be neglect ourselves. At least we think it’s Ok until something goes wrong – until we get to the stage where we hate our shape, we have heart problems, we can’t get around so easily or whatever.
And then we struggle with changing our diet and our way of life because those old ways have become a comfortable habit.
But you CAN switch to being a “good owner” if you think your body and your health are worth it.
And not just for a few weeks or months while you get in shape but permanently so that you never have to think about it again.
Like a dog, you can’t just retrain yourself overnight by switching your routine – you have to relearn new habits so that the whole process becomes automatic and as comfortable as your old way of living. But they can be learnt without too much effort. It takes just 21 days to learn a new habit.
And the rewards are huge – the difference between a happy dog, full of energy with a wagging tail and an overweight snarling miserable dog lying in its basket all day is really just a few new habits away.
Which habits will you start to change today?
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Want To Grow Taller? Pay Attention To Your Nutrition For Height Increase.

This article was originally written by Cher Sern Lim

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Humans grow fastest during the first two to three years of life. Then the height growth slows down through childhood until about age 10 or 11.
At this point, girls accelerate in height to reach their maximum by age 17 while boys shoot up a little later, reaching their tallest by age 20. One of America’s most famous tall people, Wilt Chamberlain, hit a major growth spurt at age 15, when he grew four inches in three months. By the time he started playing college basketball he had reached a towering 7 feet 1 inch.
Growth beyond the age of 20 is rare. But interestingly, late growth spurts are more likely to occur when poor nutrition has inhibited growth earlier in life. In the malnourished communities in South America, for example, people continued growing throughout their 20s. But these people did not grow as tall as most Americans, since they grew less during the more critical years of childhood.
In modern times, being tall can help a person be more successful – sexually and professionally. In the United States, anecdotal evidence suggests that taller people appear more attractive and so have an easier time finding sexual partners.
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Want to Do Everything Better ? Build A Strong Core

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Core strength and stability is increasingly recognized as a vital part of fitness. So what is it and how do you go about getting it? The past five years have seen growing interest in resistance, or weight training programs, aimed at achieving core strength and stability. While some of us might think apples when we hear the word ‘core’, the word certainly doesn’t refer to a throw-away aspect of fitness.
What is core strength? The muscles of the ‘core’ are primarily those of the trunk and pelvis. The core muscles stabilize the spine and effectively move the body with varying loads. If the trunk muscles are weakened, then posture and movement can be affected significantly. The core muscles are necessary for effective transfer of energy from large to small muscle groups – especially when performing sports-specific movements. In recent years there has been a shift to an emphasis on ‘functional’ training, i.e. making training as realistic as possible so it has direct applicability to a particular sport. This type of training attempts to anticipate and mimic movements that occur during sport, such as twisting and turning. It is believed that training for core strength and stability can lower the risk of injury and increase power application for sports performance. Strengthening the core muscles of the trunk and pelvis provides a stable platform for the actions of the shoulder, arm and leg muscles. Pilates exercises are a popular and effective way to develop core strength and stability.
Muscles of the trunk and pelvis – Some of the most important muscles of the core are the deeper abdominal muscles that wrap and protect the spine; the abdominal muscles that run along the front and sides of the abdomen; the erector muscles of the lower back; and the muscles of the pelvic floor and hips. Having a so-called ‘six pack’ of abdominal muscles does not necessarily mean having good core strength and stability. Some of the most important ‘core’ muscles actually lie underneath the six-pack and, together with the erector muscles of the spine, help maintain good posture and balance during daily activity. This means that just doing sit-ups for the abs will not usually be enough to develop core strength.
Training for core strength and stability The major aim of core strength training is to perform exercises that closely resemble specific movements during a particular sport. Emphasis should be placed on diagonal and rotational movements, and promoting balance and strength by performing exercises standing or sitting on different (including unstable) surfaces such as balance beams, wobble boards, foam rollers, and fit balls. Training should emphasis a balance between developing agonist (prime movers) and antagonist muscles. In many sports, movements are performed while balancing on one leg, or shifting the body weight from one leg to another, and so exercises mimicking these actions should be incorporated into the training program. Examples include a kicking a football while on the run and pushing hard while cycling up steep hills.
Exercises to improve core strength Since there are several different trunk, back and pelvic muscles that make up the ‘core’, it is important to perform a variety of exercises that target these muscle groups. Core strength can be developed by performing:Pilates exercises, Standard abdominal exercises (such as sit ups and crunches) Fit ball exercises (including roll outs, walk outs, sit ups, leg lifts, and jack knifes) Resistance training exercises with an emphasis on deadlift, squat and lunge exercises, as well as ‘power’ exercises using ‘Olympic’-style lifts (cleans, clean and press, and push press) Medicine ball training (overhead throwing to a partner, side throw, rugby passing, lunge exercises holding the medicine ball above the head) Balancing exercises on a wobble board, balance beam, or foam roller (standing on one or both feet, walking forwards and backwards, with eyes open or eyes closed). Although not absolutely necessary, these exercises provide another level of stimulation and are encouraged whenever there is access to such specialist equipment
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Want To Build Big Muscles? Here Is How To Gain Muscles Fast.

This article was originally written by Chris Chew

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Want to build Big Huge Muscles? Then you must Squat! The Squat will build big muscles on your entire body frame.
There are 3 types of people in this world.
First, there are those that make things happen. They calculated and know very sure what they want, then they take action and get it no matter what happens. They single mindedly pursue their ambition and they will ultimately succeed. In bodybuilding, they want to grow big and strong with big huge muscles. They SQUAT and squat and squat again. Have you ever seen anyone who is big, have huge muscles and have a well proportioned body like a Greek god who does not squat? Never.
Then there are those who watch things happen. They will savor the world around them. Then say, we will see what happens next. If it works, well we will decide if we are gonna do it.
These are the majority of the average Joes. They want to grow big muscles and be strong and muscular but are reluctant to make the effort to include the squat in their workout routine. Even if they do, they will do it haphazardly and will give up before they achieve their objectives. Then the excuses will flow. “Squats are too hard on my knees” or “Doing squat will stunt your growth” or “Squats are for my back” or “I just want a well toned body.” Excuses from sour grapes. That is why average joes just remain well… average. We will debunk those excuses later in this article.
Finally there are those that are always saying “Omigosh! What happened?” Needless to say, these people are the ones oblivious to what is happening around them. They will walk leisurely on a treadmill reading a book at the same time when others are raising their heart rates to improve endurance and burn fats.
They are the ones doing dumbbell curls after dumbbell curls when others are doing bench presses, dead lifts and squats. They are the ones who ask the champions why the champs are growing biiger muscles and getting fitter all the time whereas they are at the gym longer, more regular and yet not achieving any result. They will take note of the advises and the next time you see them, they are back to what they were doing. Reading that confounded book on the treadmill. They actually expect changes to take place by doing the same things. How is that possible? Then they will say, “Ah… but you are just lucky to have good genes!” What nonsense!
To build muscles fast and big, you must SQUAT! The squat is often touted as the king of exercise and is grouped together with the dead lift and bench press, collectively called the Big Three for power and muscle mass building.
If you want to build big muscles and enjoy a symmetrical physique, you must squat. Period.
In most gym, the squat rack is there collecting dust. Why? Because most people think that their legs will be hidden by their pants. Why bother? How dead wrong they are. Wait till you see them in their shorts or swim wear. You will see Spiderman ..er ..I mean spider legs.
Another reason why people avoid squatting exercises is because the squat work on many major muscles and is grueling work. When you perform squats correctly, you will huff and pant, wheeze, head spinning woozily, see stars, sweat profusely and your entire body will be screaming for you to stop.
Of course the exercise is brutal! You are working out about 75% of your entire muscular structure including your shoulders, traps, back, gluteus, hams, calf, abs and many other synergistic muscles in a single exercise, isn’t that supposed taxed your strength, endurance and your cardio health? Isn’t that the best exercise? Isn’t that why the results from squats will be astounding?
As an added bonus to building big muscles , you will be burning fats like crazy since the squat, given the intensity placed on your body, your metabolism zooms straight up! If your body fat ratio is high, it will help you lose body fat.
And because of the degree of difficulty, squats also force your body to release higher amounts of growth hormone , resulting in new muscle growth in all areas of your body. In addition, squats will cause a spillover effect, enabling you to gain strength in all of your other lifts. Awesome! It just befuddles me why, with all these benefits, people are avoiding squats like a bubonic plague. As for the hard gainers, squat will pack on pounds after pounds of muscle on your entire body! So hard gainers, you must squat to grow big!
If you squat with the correct form, heavy weight and sheer intensity, you will see good results in just weeks. Not just your lower body. Your entire frame will take on a different form. A total body transformation. Guaranteed!
You must know that since squats are performed with heavy weight, so correct form and techniques are critical and cannot be compromised. Anything less, you may sustain serious injury. However, when you adhere to the proper technique, you will be very safe and will enjoy all the benefits that come with the squat. Don’t cheat yourself and substitute squats with leg presses. They are of a different class!
Debunking Excuses!
It’s bad for the knees – In fact, it’s on the contrary. Just like the muscle tissue in your body strengthens when exposed to stress, the tendons, ligaments and other connective tissues in your body will also thicken in response to weightlifting. That means, it actually improve knee health when you squat. It also strengthens all the muscles around your knee and thus providing your knees with support when the muscles are strong and less stress is placed on the knees on your day to day activities. I know. I used to suffer from knee pain until I started squatting and now, my knees are in perfect health that I can even play competitive soccer. Knee problems only occur when you squat improperly like resting at the bottom of the movement or letting your knee protrude over your toes.
It’s bad for my back – For the same reasons about strengthening your tissues, squats also exercises your lower back. When done in correct form, it actually builds strong muscles on your lower back and not only correcting you from bad posture that results in a bad back, it may even give you a healthy strong back. Again, it will only hurt your back if done in poor form like bending forward or doing it with a rounded back instead of arching it during the movement.
It will give you high blood pressure and bad for the heart –
Sure, your blood pressure will rise as your heart will beat faster from the exercise. That is only temporary and not dangerous unless you already have those problems in the first place. Other than that you are actually exercising your heart and cardio vascular system to strengthen it. How can that be dangerous? Don’t most exercises elevate heart rate and increase blood flow? Then they should ban the treadmills and close all swimming pools! Do you buy that nonsense?
So, now that you know that squat is the king of bodybuilding exercises, are you the type that makes things happen or are still contend to be wondering what the heck happened?
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Want An Early Death? Just Keep Smoking

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There was a time when smoking a cigarette was kind of the “chic” and fashionable thing to do in many social environments. During many years (and still today) there was kind of a social conditioning for smoking. It was like wearing a nice suit or a fashionable hat. Something everyone should “use” if they ever wanted to be included in the “winners” side at the end of the game. Regretfully, the game is over already for many smokers that had to suffer the most common consequence of smoking, i.e., an early death.
The most active ingredient in a cigarette and the one that is involved in causing the heavy addictive characteristics of tobacco is the naturally occurring liquid alkaloid better known as Nicotine.
While there are thousands of chemicals in a single cigarette, including the naturally occurring ones and also those added by cigarette manufacturers, it is one, Nicotine, that produces all the good feelings that draw people back for another cigarette or plug of tobacco, again and again.
In the standard procedures of cigarette manufacturing, producers use tobacco where Nicotine normally makes up about 5 percent of the plant by weight. Just packed cigarettes, contain 8 to 20 milligrams (mg) of nicotine (depending on the brand you prefer to smoke), but only approximately 1 mg is actually absorbed by your body when you smoke a cigarette.
But you do not need industrial amounts of Nicotine in your body in order to become addicted to cigarette. This minimal quantity of Nicotine that you absorb with each cigarette you smoke is more than enough to make you eternally beg for more, and more again.
Nicotine readily diffuses into your body through the following channels: Skin, Lungs and the Mucous membranes such as the lining of your nose or your gums. That’s why you will get equally addicted to nicotine even if you just chew and spit tobacco.
The path Nicotine follows into your body starts right into the small blood vessels that line the tissues covering the channels mentioned above. From there, nicotine travels through your bloodstream and then it safely arrives to the brain, and then is delivered to the rest of your body.
Even considering that Nicotine takes a lot of different actions throughout the smokers body (many of them very bad), what it does once it has arrived to the brain is responsible for both the good feelings you get from smoking, as well as the irritability you feel if you try to quit; i.e., the brain becomes addicted. Within 10 to 15 seconds of inhaling the smoke of your cigarette, you will probably be in the throes of nicotine’s effects.
Nicotine initially causes a rapid release of Adrenaline, the “fight-or-flight” hormone. The effects of this hormone are the familiar: Rapid heartbeat, increased blood pressure, and rapid, shallow breathing. All this state of high alertness caused by adrenaline also tells your body to dump some of its glucose stores into your blood.
And if we consider that Nicotine itself may also block the release of the hormone insulin. This all means that nicotine puts people in a hyperglycemic state, having more sugar than usual in their blood torrent. So you become kind of a part-time diabetic with each cigarette you smoke and with the long term consequences this condition brings.
This is not all because over the long haul, as you keep smoking and absorbing nicotine everyday, this can increase the level of the “bad” cholesterol (LDL) in your blood which will in consequence cause great damage to your arteries. And this will make it more likely that over time, and this is not a very long time, you could have a heart attack or a stroke.
The health problems associated with using nicotine-containing products are far worse than any benefits you may feel at the beginning. The average person will be in high risk of; Lung Cancer, Heart Disease, Stroke and Emphysema.
It should be mentioned that many of these illnesses are actually caused by other chemicals in cigarette smoke or in smokeless tobacco products, different to Nicotine. The biggest problem with nicotine is how easily it makes you become dependent on smoking or chewing tobacco. Which also brings up the conclusion that Nicotine-free cigarettes are not much healthier, maybe less addictive but equally dangerous.
The position of the medical and scientific communities world wide is that nicotine is definitely addictive. Nicotine meets both the psychological and physiological characteristics of what we call an addiction.
When trying to quit smoking you will surely have this symptoms, arising due to the lack of nicotine in your blood stream. Irritability , Anxiety, Depression, Craving for nicotine. And yes, no one denies it; quitting cigarette smoking can be a real nightmare for many people.
For many smokers, even a day without Nicotine is excruciating. Statistics indicate that every year, millions of people try to break the nicotine habit but only 10 percent of them succeed. Will you succeed?
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