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Fight Against Smoking

Hello Friends,

In a previous article we talked about Fight Against Eating Disorder. Here today we are going to talk about cigarette smoking.Which is mostly common in our generation nowadays, this article will help you to aware about smoking effects in our human body.Our goal is a better life for everyone.

Everyone knows that smoking is not good for health, but do you know, how this dangerous thing deals with our body and to non smokers who inhale secondhand smoke ?Smoking harms almost all organ of the body. And it’s responsible for a lot of diseases in our body. Cigarette smoking directly leads to lung cancer. Smoking accounts for 1 in 5 deaths among men and 1 in 20 deaths among women, accounting for an estimated 9,30,000 deaths in 2010 in INDIA.Women who smoke have a more frequent chance of certain pregnancy problems or having a baby die from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

Smoking vs Cancer

Smoking directly leads to certain types of diseases and yes cancer is one of them. Smoking causes nearly 89 percent of lung cancer deaths. And it is also responsible for many other cancers and health issues. ‘Basically, if tobacco didn’t exist, lung cancer would be a rare disease,’ says Amanda Sandford, research manager at UK charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH).

Benefits of quitting

As soon as you stop, you start to feel the benefit. Giving up smoking is the best decision you’ll ever make.

  • After 20 minutes your blood pressure and pulse rate return to normal.
  • After one day your body’s eliminated the carbon monoxide and your lungs start to clear out mucus and other smoking debris.
  • After 72 hours your breathing becomes easier. The bronchial tubes begin to relax and your energy levels increase.
  • By 2 to 12 weeks your circulation has improved throughout the body.
  • Between 3 to 9 months later your coughs and wheezing will have improved. Lung function could have increased by around 10 per cent.
  • After 10 years the risk of lung cancer falls to half that of a smoker.

A study says

  • Who has never smoked, there’s a 0.5 per cent chance of getting lung cancer by the age of 75.
  • If you started smoking in your teens and gave up at 30, you would have a 1.8 per cent chance of getting lung cancer by the age of 75.
  • Gave up at 40 years old : You would have a 3 per cent chance of getting lung cancer by the age of 75. By 40 some people will have developed signs of COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). A diseases of the lungs in which the airways become narrowed chronic bronchitis and emphysema.
  • Gave up at 50-years-old: You would have a 6 per cent chance of getting lung cancer by the age of 75.
  • Gave up at 60-year old: You would have a 10 per cent chance of getting lung cancer by the age of 75.

How we can fight against cigarette smoking ?

Lung recovery, in most of cases is a natural healing process. There are some things which helps to fight against them.

  • Keep your mouth busy chew something nutritious instead of picking up a cigarette.
  • Eat at smoke free restaurants.
  • Teach your children to stay away from secondhand smoke.
  • Eat cancer fighting food in your regular life style. That can help you to slow down cancer formation.
  • Avoid cancer causing food from your diet chart.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Studies show that exercise helps to improve lung function.
  • Most public places don’t allow smoking.Visit on that places for a movie, or a walk etc.

You don’t need cigarettes to be complete. All the happiness, comfort and peace you seek, is already inside you.

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Fight Against Eating Disorder

Hello Friends,

In a previous article we talked about Fight Against Breast Cancer. Here today we are going to talk about eating disorder.Which is mostly common in our generation nowadays, this article will help you to aware about eating disorder.Our goal is a better life for everyone.

What is eating disorder ?

Eating disorder means inadequate or improper way of in taking of food which ultimately damaged individual well being. Eating disorder  occur at any stage but generally it founded in teen age or young age children.

Types of eating disorders

There are three type of eating disorder which are as follows

1) Anorexia Nervosa

The person who are suffering from anorexia nervosa often seem that they are  not able to intake calories and often shows that they have a intense fear of gaining weight or becoming fat.

There are some symptoms which are found in a person who are suffering from anorexia nervosa

  • Dramatic weight lose
  • Wearing loose cloth to hide their weight loss
  • Avoiding meal time
  • Exercise
  • Complaining about stomach pain or constipation

2) Bulimia Nervosa

The people who suffer from bulimia nervosa have a habit of eating amount of food followed by fating or exercise to compensate for overeating. Unlike anorexia, people who are suffering from bulimia are often have a normal weight, but they have a still  fear of gaining weight and distorted body image.  If this problem is not treated in well manner then it caused long term health problem like heart problem, dental or kidney problem.

Following are the common sign of bulimia nervosa

  • Fear of eating in front of strange people’s
  • Wearing baggy cloth to hide body
  • Complaint about being fat
  • Constantly on dieting

3) Binge eating disorder

People who are suffer from binge eating disorder may have a frequent consumption of food where they binge on large quantity of food. People of bulimia disorder gets out of control during there time and felt guilty about it. In Binge eating disorder people do not fast or exercise they are usually over-weighted or obese. If it is not treated in well manner then it can leads to big heath issue which is not good.Behavioral weight reduction programs can be helpful both with weight loss and with controlling the urge to binge eat.  Eating disorders are treatable, and with the right treatment and support.

Follow are the sign of binge eating disorder

  • Skipping meal in front of others
  • Wearing baggy cloth
  • Constantly on diet

Causes of eating disorder

  • Irregular hormone function
  • Nutritional deficiency
  • Genetic

Symptoms of eating disorder

  • Avoidance of social function, friend, family, may become isolated
  • Switching between period of overeating and fasting.
  • Constant weight fluctuation
  • Depression

Treatment of eating disorder

Treatment of overeating can be treated in well manner by recognizing the signs and symptoms of an eating disorder, people can also monitor about their life style and and proper healthy eating  so that they can get their lives back on track. There are some points or a medical treatment which is be helpful for the person who are suffer from overeating disorder over come their situation

  • Medical care and monitering
  • Nutrition
  • Therapy
  • Medication

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