4 Apps To Help you Quit Smoking

4 Apps To Help you Quit Smoking

4 Apps to Help you Quit Smoking It seems as if it is trapped between your fingers. As hard as you may try, you struggle to let it go. Seconds pass and it’s burning away at your lungs, heart and mind. As the cigarette is getting smaller, your body is becoming weaker....
Best Tips for Quitting Smoking

Best Tips for Quitting Smoking

You Can Quit Smoking! Smoking is the leading cause of lung disease. Quitting smoking is one of the best things that you can do for your lung health. Just twenty minutes after your last cigarette, your body starts to return back to normal. But if it were easy to quit,...
Six Tips for Keeping Your Lungs Clean

Six Tips for Keeping Your Lungs Clean

Six Tips for Keeping Your Lungs Clean After a diagnosis of lung disease, quitting smoking is the single most effective thing a person can do to minimize lung damage, and the first of six tips for keeping your lungs clean. The human body demonstrates an amazing ability...
COPD in Your 30s, 40s and 50s

COPD in Your 30s, 40s and 50s

Managing COPD in your 30s, 40s and 50s presents ever-increasing challenges. The  National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) states that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third most common cause of death in the U.S. The NHLBI estimates that 12...
What Happens When a Person Quits Smoking?

What Happens When a Person Quits Smoking?

In the United States alone, cigarette smoking causes more than 480,000 deaths each year, the Center for Disease Control reports. It is the leading preventable cause of death by a longshot. If you are a smoker, you probably already know that quitting smoking is the...
COPD in the South

COPD in the South

Florida is a Great Place for COPD Sufferers Because of its clean air, the COPD Digest lists Naples, FL as one of the top five places to live with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Not only that, Florida is also aware of COPD as a health issue and is taking...
Effects of Indoor Air Pollution

Effects of Indoor Air Pollution

Remembering Indoor Air Pollution Right now, we are hearing a lot about clean air and the environment. Just a few days ago, the world celebrated Air Quality Awareness Week in which people raised awareness about the dangers of air pollution. Moreover, it seems as though...
Dangers of Cigars, Cigarettes and Hookah

Dangers of Cigars, Cigarettes and Hookah

Which is worse? They are all bad for your health, but which is worse: cigars, cigarettes or hookah? The answer is inconclusive, of course, because they are all comprised of slightly similar substances that are used in very different ways. Cigarettes and hookah are...
Weight Loss after Quitting Smoking

Weight Loss after Quitting Smoking

Can Quitting Smoking Actually Help you Lose Weight? Many people believe that smoking will help you lose weight, and the fear of gaining weight after smoking cessation leads many people to worry about quitting. However, a new study conducted by the Endocrine Society...
Kicking the Habit in Downtown Tampa

Kicking the Habit in Downtown Tampa

Lung Health Institute hosting 2015 Kick Butts Day Event in the Park Tampa, FL (March 17, 2015) – On March 18th, thousands of individuals will flood the United States with anti-tobacco campaigns for the 20th annual Kick Butts Day. This year, the Lung Health Institute...
The Amazing Lungs

The Amazing Lungs

Bring Your Lungs Back to Life Smoking is the leading cause of death in the United States, handedly. According to the CDC, the leading cause of death is heart disease, which is quickly followed by cancer and then lung disease. In total, the three causes led to...
How Do You Quit Smoking?

How Do You Quit Smoking?

Ashley just got home from a stressful day at work. After dealing with late reports and putting out sudden fires, she wants nothing more than to unwind from the craziness of the day. She walks to her apartment window and opens it. Lighting up a cigarette, she lets the...