Tobacco Addiction

The burden of cardiovascular disease due to cigarette smoking is enormous, both in the Western world and in developing countries. To stop smoking is healthy at all ages. This section not only focuses on the burden of disease, but also gives information on the latest guidelines to help patients quit smoking, based on the fact that dependency is the main factor that has to be overcome. Therefore, assisting the coronary patient to give up smoking remains one of the main tasks of comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation and all team members should have a basic knowledge in this field.

A Disquistion On The Evils Of Using Tobacco

A Disquistion On The Evils Of Using Tobacco

Among the evils which a vitiated appetite has fastened upon mankind, those that arise from the use of Tobacco hold a prominent place, and call loudly for reform. We pity the poor Chinese, who stupifies body and mind with opium, and the wretched Hindoo, who is under a similar slavery to his favorite plant, the Betel but we present the humiliating spectacle of an enlightened and christian nation, wasting annually more than twenty-five millions of dollars, and destroying the health and the lives of thousands, by a practice not at all less degrading than that of the Chinese or Hindoo.

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