Everyone knows that cigarettes cause damage to the body. And many people also know that smoking cigarettes increases a person’s chance of developing cancer. This is because cigarettes contain at least 4,000 chemicals. And 69 of them are known carcinogens while many others are suspected carcinogens. Also, people who smoke (or are regularly around secondhand smoke) […]
Currently there are about 40 million Americans who smoke; and while that may sound like a lot of people, that’s only about 16.8% of the population. In fact, the number of cigarette smokers has actually been falling steadily since the 1960’s.  However, even though there are fewer smokers, cigarette smoking remains the “leading cause […]
Most women know that they shouldn’t smoke while they’re pregnant. But a lot of those women don’t know why or what harm it can do to their baby. In my post, What Happens When You Smoke During Pregnancy?, I discuss what happens to your body, what parts of your body are affected, and what happens […]
If something isn’t safe to do before you’re pregnant, it’s definitely not safe to do while you’re pregnant. And when you smoke during pregnancy, it doesn’t just affect your body and health, it also affects your baby’s health and development. So if you didn’t have motivation to quit smoking for your own health, your baby’s […]
Did you know every time you smoke, you are feeding your body over 4,000 different chemicals, 69 of them being known carcinogens (cancer-causing), and many of the chemicals also being poisonous…? Sounds healthy right…? When you smoke, thousands of terrible things are going into your body including tar and carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide (deadly gas) […]
Hi! I'm Serena. I'm a woman who loves God, my family, and living in the mountains. I am dedicated to encouraging healthy lifestyles, supporting people with cancer, and helping others increase their faith and strength.