All posts tagged: smoking

The smoking timeline

Tobacco use dates back to 5025BC. The Babylonians,  Greeks, Mayan, Aztecs, Ancient Chinese, Ancient Japanese and countries in the middle east all used tobacco. The western countries only adopted the ritual later on and was tobacco’s peak from the 1920’s – 1970’s. People were allowed to smoke every and anywhere. Wether you are on the

Sweat: The big picture

It is a fact that we all sweat, some more than others. We are all born with sweat glands, which activate as soon as we hit puberty. It has been calculated that women on average have more sweat glands than men, but a man’s sweat glands are more active. The most common cause for sweating

Some deaths are preventable

We grew up in a world where illness causes death and there was pretty much nothing you can do about it. Today, that mentality is a thing of the past. According to the World Health Organization, about one-third of all deaths in the world daily, are preventable. Over the years our technology has improved rapidly

Negative effects of secondhand smoke

We all know at least one person who smokes a pack a day. Yes, this is very unhealthy and most smokers suffer from constant coughing, headaches and in some cases cancer. But, what is their smoke doing to you? Secondhand smoking in some cases has been proven to be worse than actually smoking a cigarette

Back pain 101

We have all had our fair share of back pain, being the lower-, middle- or upper back. There are numerous reasons why you might be suffering from back pain. I believe posture is the biggest culprit when it comes to back pain. Most of us have desk jobs and are stationary in one position for

Causes of cancer

These days it is as if everything and anything can cause cancer; from what you eat to what you drink and even the vaccines you got as a baby. How do we truly know we are safe? The problem is we never will. Although we are a lot more advanced than a hundred years ago,

History’s most influential mustaches

And here we are.. another year is almost at its end and the holidays are creeping closer. But before we get all relaxed we have one last important thing to do… It’s almost “Movember”, yes, I mean Mo-vember. For those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about Movember is a movement to

[InfoGraphic] 10 Mayor Health Benefits of Marijuana

It has long been argued that marijuana should be legalized due to it’s medicinal properties. The dilemma comes in where many drug experts believe marijuana is the gateway drug to stronger and more dangerous substance abuse such as cocaine, heroine and tik. How do we solve this? Some doctors have a license to prescribe dagga

InfoGraphic on Top 10 Methods to Beat Aging

Aging, an inevitable part of life on Earth, but some carry their years better than others. Here’s a list of the top anti aging methods. You may need some help with some of these, like a gym buddy to help keep the exercise routine up, ozone therapy or massage therapy to reduce the stress levels,

InfoGraphic on Drug Abuse in the Workplace,

InfoGraphic on Drug Abuse in the Workplace

As many things in life, drug use doesn’t end during personal hours and get’s taken to the office more frequently than expected. This has various consequences as shown in the info graphic, but how does one quit? Many times counseling alone is ineffective, because the craving for the next “fix” is just too strong. To