-The reason cigarettes are so addictive is because of one ingredient in the tobacco, called nicotine.
-Within 10 seconds of a puff, nicotine stimulates the release of dopamine (the “feel good” chemical) in the brain. This is the “high” some people feel during smoking, & the reason smoking can become addictive.
-Nicotine blocks insulin from extracting excess sugar from the bloodstream. This potentially type-2 diabetes-causing trait is the same reason some people lose their appetite after smoking.
-There are over 600 ingredients added to cigarettes in addition to tobacco! When burned, they create more than 4,000 chemicals. At least 50 of these chemicals are known to cause cancer, and many are poisonous.
-Inhalation of any type of smoke is bad for the body, especially the lungs. The burnt particles can form tar, which can stick to the lungs and cause all types of lung disorders & diseases, including asthma, emphysema, & cancer.
-Smoking raises the levels of free radicals in the body as well- these are the little bastards that age the body, including the skin (wrinkles!). They also increase cholesterol which can lead to heart disease.
-Smoking increases the levels of carbon monoxide in the blood, which decreases the amount of oxygen that can flow to the brain, heart, and muscles. Extended consumption can cause bones to weaken & muscles to break down.
-Smoking cigarettes can cause many other negative side effects, including a decreased immune system, high blood pressure, type-2 diabetes, gum disease, tooth decay, decreased fertility in both men & women, inability to obtain an erection for men, & early menopause for women.
-If you’re going to smoke, a healthier option would be organic tobacco since there are no added chemicals or ingredients. Electronic cigarettes can be healthier than smoking, but there has been evidence that some can have negative side effects as well.
-The healthiest choice would be to cut the nicotine intake or addiction completely! You alone are responsible for taking care of your body. Don’t let a drug make you feel powerless - take control of your actions & your life.
We ship within Canada and the United States via FedEx with expedited 2-Day shipping.
For locations outside of the US and Canada, we ship using FedEx International, which is usually in transit for 5-7 business days, depending on location.
We ship all of our physical products with FedEx, from our warehouse location in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Signatures are required on all orders.
We offer a 30-day return policy, as long as: it is not more than 30 days past the date of delivery; and your item is in its original condition and packaging with the original order number. Refunds will be issued when the equipment is received back to the BodyRock warehouse, minus the original cost of shipping, and the customer is responsible for the costs of return shipping. To request a refund on physical product purchases, please contact us.
We cannot issue refunds on digital goods such as e-books or videos, as these are non-tangible goods that are irrevocable once the order is placed.
All of the BodyRock clothing is made to order and so is final sale. If you have any questions about sizing prior to placing your order, please contact us.