Tobacco Addiction: Nicotine and Other Factors, Animation

Of the many harmful chemicals found in tobacco products and cigarette smoke, nicotine isthe major substance responsible for tobacco addiction.Nicotine acts to increase the amount of a neurotransmitter called dopamine in the brainreward pathway, which is designed to “reward” the body with pleasurable feelings for importantbehaviors that are essential for survival, such as feeding when […]

HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

In recent times,the health field has paid special attention to our habits and behaviors,what we call lifestyle.Health isn’t just “absence of disease”.In 1946, World Health Organization,defined health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being”.Studies in the seventies identified four elements that impact on people health,highlighting lifestyle as the most important for the […]