For obvious reasons, smoking can easily be linked to respiratory ailments, however, it has been discovered that tobacco has even bigger repercussions.
Researchers from King College in London have detected that smoking can cause schizophrenia, given that nicotine can affect the brain. It was known that those who suffer from psychosis use cigarettes to calm the voices inside their head as well as hallucinations, nevertheless, today this belief has taken a 360º turn.
Studies have revealed that this is actually a reverse process. Tobacco can make a person even more susceptible to schizophrenia and other type of psychosis. Out of 14,055 smokers and 237, 162 non smokers, 57% of people with this ailment were already addicted to cigarettes when they had their first attack.
Doctor James MacCabe hopes that with the results of this study, people will take bigger precautions. Currently, 1 out of 100 people suffer from this condition but this number may increase to 2 out of 100 for those who smoke. Nicotine, among other things, increases dopamine levels in the brain, which reaffirms the mental sickness/smoking relationship.
– Source: http://www.sandiegored.com
more recommended stories
It’s official! Chargers vs Chiefs, November 18, 2019 in Mexico City
Mark your calendars for November 18,.
More than 30 wildfires have been registered across Mexico so far this year
Over 30 forest fires were registered.
FBI arrests leader of armed group stopping migrants in New Mexico
TAOS, N.M. (Reuters) – According to.
Massacre in Minatitlán Veracruz, gunmen kill 14 at a family celebration
Gunmen shot dead 14 people at.
Despite the partial closure of the US-Mexico border, Yucatecan exports grow steadily
“Despite the partial closures that have.
Yucatan’s export sector with significant growth this year (INDEX)
The president of Export Manufacturing Industries.
No more sympathy in Chiapas for Central American immigrants traveling northward
MAPASTEPEC, Mexico (Reuters) – So many.
Cartel threatens López Obrador again
MEXICO (Reforma Agencia). – The Santa.
Top 10 cleanest beaches in Mexico
A few days ago, SEMARNAT and.
Canadian assassinated in Progreso, Yucatan
PROGRESO Yucatan.- (POLICE REPORT/SSP) Yesterday at.