1. haidut

    Being Sad and Lonely Accelerates Aging More Than Smoking

    The title is the same as the one of the popular press article. And since feelings of sadness and loneliness are primarily caused by elevated serotonin, we can add premature aging to the list of "benefits" serotonin offers. The findings of this study probably explain a great deal of the premature...
  2. G

    Best tobacco smoking options

    I currently smoke American Spirit Blues. I think they’re the best cigarette option here in the UK but they still use conventional paper and filters. American Spirit have recently come out with charcoal filtered cigs but they’re not available here. So I’m going to start rolling my own. Could...
  3. haidut

    Lifestyle, not age, rules cognitive function...

    ...whether you are 18 or 80. Yes, I know it is hard to believe this statement but that is the conclusion of the study after examining the link between lifestyle (and environment) and cognitive function in a group of people with ages spanning the 18-89 years interval. The conclusion of the study...
  4. haidut

    Progesterone may help quitting smoking

    A very interesting article, on a topic that has been studied for decades but has not seen much mainstream media exposure mostly because it does not fit the narrative. Namely, that "addictions", including smoking, are mostly genetically determined and not much can be done about them except manage...
  5. JamesGatz

    Taking Nicotine or Tobacco daily - mitigating damage to the best extent possible?

    I am looking to take Nicotine or Tobacco daily for stress - I'm not a regular user at the moment but nothing compares in terms of reduction of stress - from what I understand: FFA increase Driving down of Insulin High acetylcholine activity It is also said here that if the blood becomes too...
  6. U

    Does tobacco lower estrogen?

    I have heard from some people that tobacco lowers estrogen and masculinizes men and women, but I also read a study saying smoking leads to earlier menopause in women. I want to hear this side of the story.
  7. R J

    Travis’ Quora Page

    Travis passed away , which I didn’t know until just now. His knowledge shared here is impressive . Here is his quora page : Travis Schwochert - Quora I searched his name and it appears Travis triggered a lot of pro mainstream science people to the extent they had doxxed him. I’m disappointed I...
  8. Diokine

    Role Of Nervous System In Rheumatoid Arthritis – Acetylcholine And TNF-alpha

    The inflammatory condition, called rheumatoid arthritis or rheumatism, is marked by degeneration and pain in the joints, muscles, and connective tissues. The disease shares many traits with other inflammatory “autoimmune” conditions like multiple sclerosis and lupus, but is especially associated...
  9. haidut

    Vitamin E Dramatically Lowers Risk Of Pneumonia

    The strongest effect was seen in older males who had quit smoking but the vitamin E had some effect in virtually all groups. The dose was just 50mg daily, which is about 75 IU. More importantly, they used DL-α-tocopheryl acetate, which has only about 50% of the activity of alpha-tocopherol. So...
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