Seven Steps to Help You Quit Smoking Cigarettes

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Smoking is not only a physical addiction, but also a psychological habit. The temporary high that smokers get from tobacco is extremely addictive. Smoking severely damages your lungs, specifically your alveoli which are tiny sacs found within the lungs. Smoking is the #1 cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). According to American Lung Association, over 16.4 million people are … Read More

Risk Factors of COPD Among Women

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Historically, men have been perceived to have a higher prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) as compared to women, however, studies now show that more women are diagnosed with COPD and their mortality rates are higher. There is evidence of susceptibility among women of the risk factors associated with COPD. The World Health Organization (WHO) in conjunction with the … Read More