衛教單張Health Education Resources
Whethr yeou smoke or not, smoking is hazardous to your health. Statistics from World Health Organization indicates that there are 10 % premature deaths and in some extent it is associated with smoking, passive smoking is also included; 90% death of lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease has something to do with smoking as well.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic and progressive inflammatory joint disease that can affect all of peripheral joints.
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic autoimmune disease that cannot be cured by medicine or food, but can be controlled steadily with medications as well as good care.
When patients with lupus erythematosus have active disease activity, they often feel tired and fatigued, mainly due to the inflammatory process in the body and the release of inflammatory related substances, which causes the patients to feel tired.
The conventional medications used for rheumatoid arthritis include nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), corticosteroids, and disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs).
Osteoporosis is a systemic skeletal disease, which is caused by the imbalance between osteoblasts and osteoclasts, thus easily leading to fragility fracture of the spine and hip.
Withdrawal symptoms refer to the physiological or psychological changes that occur after discontinuation of addictive substances.
Most failures occur within a week or two when the withdrawal symptoms are most pronounced. As long as we adjust our daily habits and try our best to avoid arousing addiction to tobacco, there is still hope of success.
Smoke half less per cigarette. Delay smoking your first cigarette per day by at least 1 hour.