Saturday, November 12, 2011

Eye Care Tips for Computer Users

Many people suffer from irritations, dryness, and redness of the eyes. Eyes are one of the most important organ in the human body and vision is one of the most wonderful gift. But often many people neglect the importance of eye care and do not pay proper attention towards eye care. Take care of your eyes by practicing good eye care habits when reading or using the computer.

Tips on eye care for computer users.
  • Eye Exercise - Take a short break from work, close your eyes and roll your eyes clockwise and anti-clockwise.
  • Look Distant Objects - Looking distance object will help your eyes to focus better on your work.
  • Palming Method - Rub your palm to get them warm and put them on your eyes for relaxation.
  • Head Down - Put your head down which helps in relaxing your eyes with proper blood supply to eye cells.
  • Splash Water on Eyes - It helps in relaxing & refreshing your eyes.
  • Use Tea Bags - This is not soothes tired eyes, but also reduces puffiness.
  • Eat Healthy - Eat citrus fruits, green leafy veggies, tomatoes, spinach, poultry and dairy products.
  • Use Anti-radiation Screen Guard

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Side Effects of Smoking

 A cigarette is a small roll of finely cut tobacco leaves wrapped in a cylinder of thin paper for smoking. Smoking is responsible for almost 9 out of 10 lung cancer deaths. Using tobacco can damage a woman's reproductive health and hurt babies. There are approximately 4000 chemicals in cigarettes, hundreds of which are toxic. Tobacco is a source of carcinogen that causes cancer, including cancers of the lung, esophagus, larynx (voice box), mouth, throat, kidney, bladder, pancreas, stomach, and cervix, as well as acute myeloid leukemia.

Smoking can make pneumonia and asthma worse. It has been linked to other health problems, too, including gum disease, cataracts, bone thinning, hip fractures, and peptic ulcers. Cigarette smoking and exposure to tobacco smoke cause more than 440,000 premature deaths each year in the United States. Smokers can substantially reduce their risk of disease, including cancer, by quitting smoking.

All forms of tobacco are harmful and addictive:
  • Cigars
  • Smokeless Tobacco
  • Pipes
  • Hookahs or Waterpipe
  • Bidis
  • Kreteks
There is no safe tobacco product. All tobacco products are harmful and cause cancer.