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What’s In A Cigarette

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Most people are surprised when they first learn that there are over four thousand different chemicals in a cigarette. Many of these chemicals have been directly linked to causing cancer. Within the four major manufacturers of cigarettes there is considerable research to deliver a product that serves the purpose of tasting and smelling good to […]

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What Has And Hasn’t Worked For You

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If you have made several attempts to quit smoking in the past then this will help you the next time you try to quit. The fact that the previous attempts didn’t work shouldn’t be regarded as a failure. You can learn by these attempts to quit and not make the same mistakes again or use […]

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Weight Gain Problems When Quitting

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One of the concerns that many people have when quitting smoking is the possibility of gaining weight. It is actually one of the reasons why many people refuse to quit and why others will start smoking again when they see that they are starting to gain unwanted pounds. Most people will notice some weight gain […]

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Understanding Nicotine

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It is no wonder that smoking is such a difficult habit to break as nicotine is one of the most addictive drugs in the world. It is in fact at least as addictive as such hard drugs as cocaine and heroin. Most smokers would never consider taking such drugs but the fact that they are […]

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Underlying Factors Depression And Anxiety

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Many people use the effects that nicotine can deliver to self medicate for depression and anxiety. It has been shown that the nicotine and other chemicals in cigarettes can help to improve the mood of a person and also to lessen the effects of anxiety. While this is a temporary fix there is a need […]

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The Reasons Why People Smoke

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There are many different reasons why people start smoking initially but more often than not it is because of the image that is created in their minds through the use of the clever advertising campaigns of the tobacco companies. Most people get started smoking with their first cigarettes from older friends or family. Part of […]

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Have You Become Addicted To Smoking

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Most people won’t admit that they are addicted to smoking but acceptance of this addiction can help many to quit the habit sooner rather than later. You see there are three main components to the addiction of smoking and the first one of these is habit. Humans are very habitual beings and once we do […]

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Smoking Triggers

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Most people who smoke have ‘triggers’ that make them want to smoke. There can be many and varied reasons why people will reach for a smoke in certain situations and when they are feeling particular emotions. If you can identify what these emotions or events are, that are causing these triggers then that will be […]

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Smoking You Will Get Benefits At Any Age

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People will often use the excuse that they are too old to stop smoking and assume that because they have been smoking for most of their life it seems pointless to stop in their latter years. What they should realize is their body will start repairing the damage that has been done from long term […]

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Smoking Vitamin Supplements

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The chemicals that are in the smoke you inhale from cigarettes attack various vitamins to the extent that they cause the problems that are associated with smoking such as lung cancer. Vitamin A in particular is one of the vitamins that are destroyed by cigarette smoke and studies have shown that people who have reduced […]

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Smoking The First Weekend

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The first weekend without smoking is often a very difficult time particularly if you are accustomed to socializing. If you are out with other people who smoke, then you are placing undue pressure on your attempts to stop smoking and it might be better at such an early stage of your program to avoid placing […]

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Smoking The First 24 Hours

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The first 24 hours after you decide to quit smoking are the most difficult however provided you have planned for it you will have had in place all the support and actions that are required to help you to succeed. This is the beginning of a new life where you will become healthier and be […]

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Changing Your Lifestyle With Exercise

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One of the best and fastest ways to make changes to a lifestyle that has been hindered by the habit of smoking is to begin a fitness program. It will offer a lot of help for the person quitting smoking. Exercise helps to reduce stress and stress is a major trigger for smoking with many […]

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The Health Risks Of Smoking

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Smoking is the number one cause of preventable death in the country and is the biggest cause of disease and death in most western countries. It is the leading cause of many forms of cancer and also heart disease and stroke. Virtually every organ in the body is harmed by smoking and this is due […]

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