Tag Archives: Effects

Opioid Exposure During Pregnancy, Long-Term Effects on Children’s Development

According to a recent analysis of national data by the Centers for Disease Control, the number of pregnant women with opioid use disorder (as documented at the time of delivery) more than quadrupled from 1999 through 2014.  Studies of opioid exposure in pregnancy suggest increased risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes including stillbirth, low birth weight,… Read More »

Shocking effects of smoking compared with vaping e-cigarettes revealed

A new film documents the contrasting effects of smoking cigarettes compared to vaping – and the results are shocking. Public Health England (PHE) conducted an experiment to outline the devastating effect smoking can have on your body, and showed how such subsequent damage can be avoided by switching to e-cigarettes or quitting all-together. The footage… Read More »

Probiotic Supplements: Benefits, Side Effects and How to Buy the Supplement that Works for YOU

Have you heard of the saying that all disease starts in the gut (by Hippocrates)? It’s actually not far from the truth. 70% of our immune system lives in the gut and when our gut is not functioning the way it should be, this affects our general health. Our gut is not only responsible for… Read More »