Monthly Archives: December 2011

WINTER ASTHMA

few exercise tips for asthmatics during the winter season.  ·        Get your asthma fully controlled during winter ·        Cooling and drying of the bronchial airways can trigger an asthma attack. ·        Avoid strenuous exercise in cold dry air. ·        Avoid … Continue reading

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SMOKING & HEALTH

Smoking and obesity are independent predictors of mortality, but smoking and being obese especially increases the mortality risk as per The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Obese smokers have a six to eight times greater risk of dying compared with … Continue reading

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smoking & nicotine

Nicotine present in smoke can constrict the blood supply to various organs. As per a study published in the journal Tobacco Control in men aged 16-59 the risk of erectile dysfunction is almost double in smokers than in non smokers. … Continue reading

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obesity

Obese men are more than three times as likely to have low sperm counts compared with their normal-weight peers. A study published in the journal Fertility and Sterility showed that the heaviest men were at triple the risk of having … Continue reading

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WINTER ASTHMA

However, the more common is winter asthma or acute exacerbation of winter COPD (chronic bronchitis). Asthma is reversible airway obstruction and COPD is irreversible airway obstruction. Sudden exposure to cold, humidity, pollution at lower levels in atmosphere can precipitate asthma … Continue reading

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