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Get Support To Stop Smoking

According to the 2017 NHS statistics there was an estimated 79,000 deaths attributable to smoking in 2015 (up from 78k in 2014). This represents 16% of all deaths. These deaths were premature deaths. These people did not live a full life span. Almost half (47%) of hospital admissions for cancers that can be caused by...
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e-Cigs on the NHS

Could E-cigs soon be available on the NHS? With the ever-growing popularity of vaping in recent years and the various studies that show e cigarettes can be an effective aid to help quit smoking, there have been calls for them to be prescribed on the NHS. The Public Health Executive (PHE) has said that it was...
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Lets Stop Smoking in 2017

Many of our readers may be thinking about quitting smoking and if they already haven’t done so 2017 is the year to make a determined effort to succeed and finally stop smoking. Ways to Stop Smoking It’s easy to say at Christmas, or at New Year that you want to give up and stop smoking...
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The Psychological Side

Quitting smoking can be extremely difficult. This is in large part because of the addictive nature of nicotine. But it is also because smoking is a major psychological addiction. This means that part of the solution needs to be psychological as well. To ensure that you give yourself the best chance of success, here are...
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How I Quit Cigs – Joes Story

As a stop smoking site I am frequently asked what the best e-cig is and why. I try to answer this question for everyone but recently thought that it would be a lot easier to create a blog that would be publicly available for anyone that is interested. Obviously the advice that I offer in...
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Smoking Cessation Time Line

I was surfing the web recently and came across the image below from the BeTobaccoFree.Gov website that shows how much time it takes to get healthier if you give up smoking and the improvement in your health over the following years. What I found interesting was the immediate and mid-term improvements.  For example :- 20 Minutes...
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The Effects of Smoking

Smoking has many serious effects for your health and is one of the leading causes of preventable deaths in the world. In the UK, over 80,000 people die from smoking-related problems every year. If you smoke or are thinking of smoking, you should take the time to consider what smoking does to your body. Cancer In...
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How to Quit Smoking

Advice to help you break the habit and stay on track You already know that smoking has many negative effects on your health. Quitting, however, can be extremely difficult. Whether you’ve started smoking recently or have been smoking for decades, cigarettes have likely become both a physical addition and a psychological, social habit. This makes...
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Benefits of E-Cigarettes

Electronic Cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) are becoming increasingly popular. If you’re a smoker, you may be considering switching to them from traditional cigarettes. In fact, e-cigarettes come with a number of benefits that you may want to know about. What are e-cigarettes? E-cigarettes look very similar to real cigarettes, made up of a cylindrical tube with...
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