Tag Archives: lung function

Gargle with Lemonade to Quit Smoking

By: Dr. Victor Marchione | Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 05:30 PM

Quitting smoking can be a daunting task, but there is no need for reminder as to why smoking is considered so deadly. If you knew that there was one simple trick to help you in your smoking cessation efforts, you… Read More

Smoking – and the Velvet Bean?

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 02:51 AM

The decision to quit smoking to prevent further health damage may be easily to make, but the actual engagement in smoking cessation may be at least twice as challenging. Cigarette smokers are aware of the damage that may develop in… Read More

Serious Warnings Surrounding Caffeine Inhalers

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 03:01 AM

In March, 2012 the U.S.  Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to Breathable Foods Inc., who is the maker of AeroShot (a caffeine inhaler) for false or misleading information.  Additionally, the FDA also told the company that they… Read More

The Top Weather Killer

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, August 15, 2012 - 02:38 AM

You may be one of those people that love the seasonal hot, humid weather but the extreme heat can potentially be fatal. Heat related deaths can kill more people in a year than floods, lighting, hurricanes and tornados combined. This… Read More

The Grossest Place in Your Whole House

By: Bel Marra Health | Friday, June 29, 2012 - 12:24 AM
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It may be surprising, but your kitchen could possibly be causing immune system and lung function damage.  New research from the University of Sheffield shows that pollution levels in some kitchens are higher than levels measured in city hot spots.… Read More

Why it’s Never Too Late to Quit Smoking

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 12:52 AM
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If you’re a smoker and you’ve put off quitting because “the damage is already done”, think again. Research recently published in the Archives of Internal Medicine shows that smoking is a risk factor for pre-mature death and that quitting at… Read More

Top Reasons Your Respiratory Health is Suffering

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, June 07, 2012 - 01:31 AM
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Any respiratory ailment is uncomfortable and if serious enough, can become life-threatening. Unfortunately, we are surrounded by all sorts of offenders that can lead to respiratory damage. In fact, there are so many that it can be difficult at times… Read More

Second Hand Smoke – The Gender Effect

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 12:30 AM
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It has always been an issue, but it’s affecting girls more… The research from the Epidemiologists with UC’s Cincinnati Childhood Allergy and Air Pollution Study has found that children exposed to high levels of second-hand smoke are at a much… Read More