Get to know the withdrawal symptoms and how to manage them, as well as what to do if drinking is unavoidable.
Smoking increases insulin resistance, risk of diabetes and its complications.
Your brain is adjusting to a nicotine-free life.
Your brain is most likely adapting to the increased level of oxygen.
Your lungs are starting to function properly again and are working to clear tar, dead cells
and extra mucus accumulated from smoking.
Nicotine is a stimulant that forces your body to feel awake; as your blood circulation
improves, you will feel alert without the need to smoke.
Tingling hands and feet
Your blood circulation is slowly improving; as more oxygen gets to your fingers and toes, the
tingling will stop.
Drinking excessive alcohol can cause hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar) due to increased insulin
secretion, especially if consumed on an empty stomach or if you are taking certain diabetes
Alcohol has been linked to increased insulin resistance, and can interfere with meals plans and blood
sugar control, especially if you are taking insulin or medication for diabetes.
The amount of sugar content varies depending on the type of alcohol. Commercial alcoholic drinks may
also be mixed with soda or fruit juices that are high in sugar content.
Alcoholic drinks such as beer contain high amounts of calories, which can lead to weight gain.
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