In a recent article, “Why You Should Quit Smoking,” we reviewed the negative consequences of smoking and the timeline of benefits that someone will receive from quitting smoking. As discussed, smoking cigarettes and tobacco dramatically increase risks of acute and chronic diseases and ailments across the board.
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Smoking tobacco, no matter what form, is unhealthy and extremely dangerous to health. Even in tobacco leaves themselves, there are no safe substances, from tar and acetone to carbon monoxide and nicotine. It is commonly thought that smoking only affects places where the smoke touches, meaning mouth, throat, and lungs; however, the consequences of tobacco penetrate much deeper than that, with many of the outcomes being long-term.
Heart disease describes a broad range of conditions that affect the heart. These conditions can include blood vessel diseases, such as coronary heart disease, heart rhythm problems, such as arrhythmias, and heart defects people are born with, to name a few. The term heart disease is often used interchangeably with the term cardiovascular disease .
Sometimes whenever we examine something closely for an extended period, we begin to lose perspective of the broader picture. Thus, humanity has developed an idiomatic expression – “can’t see the forest for the trees” – to explain this phenomenon.
Many diseases and conditions concern the liver, including alcohol-related liver disease, cirrhosis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, liver cancer, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, to name a few. Out of those conditions, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease appears to be the most prevalent, affecting an estimated 30 to 40% of Americans  .
According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, more than 16 million adults or about 7% of the population in the United States have been diagnosed with major depressive disorder . Globally, the United States ranks 3rd, behind China and India, in per capita depression and anxiety cases .
Unbeknownst to many, cinnamon offers a wide array of health-related benefits, regardless if it is taken in supplement or the form of a whole food. Also, it is essential to note there are two types of cinnamon. Since true cinnamon is typically expensive, most spice containers you will find in a grocery store is cassia, not true cinnamon.
According to the Bright Focus Foundation, 11 million people in the United States have some form of age-related macular degeneration (ARMD), and this number is expected to double to nearly 22 million by 2050; age is also an essential factor, since the risk of getting advanced age-related macular degeneration increases from 2% for those ages 50-59, to nearly 30% for those over the age of 75 .
With the fast pace many people experience daily, most people would appreciate a little more energy in their lives. While there are stimulates that can increase energy, most lead to dependency, and their effects depreciate over time.
It seems the mainstream news is trying more forceably to construct their own form of science, a kind of science rooted deep into delusion and far from fact. Newsweek published an article entitled “The Anti Vaxxer Movement is Growing – We Need to Restore Faith in Science.” The article was written by Dr. Barbara Rath, who has a rather extensive academic background. Rath is a co-founder and chair of a pro-vaccine think tank, The Vienna Vaccine Safety Initiative.