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Quitting smoking improves mental health after heart attack

ThinkstockPhotos-78771027If you’ve never touched a cigarette or have quit smoking, congratulations! You are steps ahead of being healthier for longer in comparison to smokers. If you’ve experienced a heart attack and were a smoker previously, research suggests quitting can improve …

Drug for smoking cessation not boosting numbers of quitters

smoking cessationResearchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine found that the number of smokers who have quit has not grown significantly since the introduction of a prescription smoking cessation drug called varenicline.

Varenicline was introduced in 2006 …

Not everybody gains weight after quitting smoking: Study

Not everybody gains weight after quitting smoking: Study Doctors and loved ones give smokers umpteen reasons to quit smoking. And smokers always give the same reason or excuse for why they don’t want to quit – quitting may lead to some weight gain. Well, smokers, you need not …

Cigarette smoking linked to onset of schizophrenia

smoking and schizophreniaSmoking tobacco can result in numerous illnesses, diseases and even death. New findings now show it may be a trigger for the onset of schizophrenia.

Published in the Lancet Psychiatry, observational studies that documented smoking among those with psychotic …

Can e-cigarettes really help you stop smoking?

does e-cigarettes helps to quit smoking Smoking leads to one thing and one thing only: Poor health.

Smoking cigarettes has been shown to impact all the body’s major systems – cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive – and lead to many forms of cancer. Smoking causes one in five …

Sitting at work deadlier than smoking!

Sitting-is-worse-as-smokingDuring the day, you’re planted in front of a computer screen and when you finally get home you melt into your couch. Not much room for moving around is there? Sitting has become an epidemic – and sitting is killing …

Quit smoking with these natural nicotine substitutes

SmokeDo you remember how old you were when you had your first cigarette? Maybe it seems like a distant memory, and now that you’re older there seems to be no point in quitting –but there is! No matter how long …

Why is smoking harmful during pregnancy?

smoking-and-pregnancyThe American Cancer Society says it best: “Nicotine is a drug found naturally in tobacco, which is as addictive as heroin or cocaine.”

Smoking is an addiction that’s hard to beat. When it comes to smoking and pregnancy, though, the …

10 Best tips to quit smoking

tips-to-quit-smoking-naturally“Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I’ve done it many times.” – Mark Twain

With all due respect to Mr. Twain, he didn’t quit hard enough. The successful mantra to kick the habit is, “If …

Try gargling with lemonade to quit smoking

smoking, quit smokingAs anyone who is a smoker can tell you, once the habit gets its claws into you, it becomes nearly impossible to shake.

In fact, the idea of quitting can be so discouraging  the “quick and easy” method is …

How Smoking Affects Your Morning Coffee

shutterstock_79344160If you smoke, or used to smoke, you may not be enjoying that morning coffee as much as you could be. Wait! Many of us depend on that first cup of joe to get us up and about…

Smoking does …

Danger: High Protein Diets As Harmful As Smoking

122400446Devotees of a high protein diet similar to the popular Atkins diet may want to reconsider their meal plan. New research has found that eating too much animal protein can be as unhealthy as smoking 20 cigarettes a day. Step …

Surgeon General: Cancer And Diabetes Linked To Smoking

186346449Smoking has never been good for us, no matter how cool James Dean made it look.

Now the cigarette habit has been linked to even more diseases and deaths than previously thought.

The latest report by the Surgeon General, recently …

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