Does Tobacco Cause Migraine Headaches?

Migraine headaches are a painful, severe type of headache. Although it is not always known what causes migraine headaches and why some people get them and other people do not, certain things can trigger the onset of a migraine headache …

Lead Poisoning and the Nervous System

Lead is an extremely poisonous heavy metal that can cause serious health effects in people of any age. However, lead poisoning has a more pronounced effect on growing children. Lead exposure in people of all ages is associated with a …

COPD: Second Handedly

Smoking has been shown to be the leading cause of several lung diseases. Unfortunately, even if you’ve never smoked a day in your life, but have been closely exposed to cigarette smoke, which is referred to as being second hand …

Chest Pain From Secondhand Smoke

Exposure to secondhand smoke can cause many health problems in children and adults, including an increased risk of cancer, heart disease and overall mortality rate. There are many different ways in which secondhand smoke exposure can cause chest pain in …

Lead Poisoning and the Circulatory System

Lead poisoning can occur slowly over time as lead builds up in your body tissues. Even low levels of exposure to lead can increase your risk of developing serious health problems. The extent of the effects of lead poisoning on …