Smoking, one of the biggest risk factors directly related to lung cancer, is one of the most harmful things that one can do to the body. Not only does it increase the risk of cancer, but other issues such as pulmonary and cardiovascular diseases such as heart disease are linked to smoking as well.
Smoking has been shown to increase the risk of arthritis flare-ups by causing a loss in joint flexibility. Giving up smoking for good may be very difficult, but when you see how much it exacerbates your arthritis symptoms, the trade-off may be worth it. Take a warm morning shower. Many people who suffer from arthritis have the... FULL ARTICLE @ http://www.101arthritis.com/the-latest-findings-on-how-to-deal-with-arthritis-2/?a=738