Quit Passive Smoking

When you smoke a cigarettes nicotine is released with the smoke from the cigarettes and the smoke you exhale. This nicotine is deposited on any surface that this smoke comes into contact with.
When nicotine enters your system it causes a very rapid constriction of the blood vessels and this interferes with your blood circulation. Blood carries all the nutrients we need to the cells in the body and carries away the waste from our cells. When you decrease the blood circulation you reduce the nutrition to the cells and the waste is not removed. In effect you are starving the […]

All forms of smoking detrimental to cardiac health

Studies suggest that smoking with waterpipes, also referred to as shisha and hookah, may be associated with even greater toxin exposure because sessions are longer and involve more and larger “puffs,” leading to smoke inhalation as much as 100 times higher than that associated with cigarette smoking.

“Electronic cigarettes may be moderately effective in helping smokers quit, but they need the same marketing restrictions as cigarettes to avoid uptake by young people and non-smokers,” said Professor Joep Perk.

The ESC advocates regulation of electronic cigarettes as a tobacco and medical product in the European Commission’s Tobacco Products Directive. Scientific evidence shows that […]

Nicotine, poisonous even third hand

At Quit Smoking Expert here in Capalaba we realise how poisonous and dangerous nicotine is. We know that inhaling smoke from a cigarette someone else is smoking is dangerous. In fact they now call it passive smoking. I believe that the dangers from passive smoking have now increased because of banning smoking in shopping centres etc. Sounds weird, think about it. Because you now cannot smoke in a shopping centre all the smokers congregate outside to smoke, usually outside the entrances and exits. This means that you usually have to pass through a cloud of second hand smoke which exposes […]