Toothpicks

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Mar 31 2015



“Chew on a toothpick when you feel the need to smoke.” Jason R. | Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Smoking Linked To Low Back Pain

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Mar 26 2015



In a study (soon to be presented at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons annual meeting) that examined data for over 26 million people found that those who smoke have the second highest rate of low back pain, only .5% below people who are obese.  If you suffer from lower back pain, some of the best ways to cope with the problem (if there is not a skeletal or diagnosed physical cause) is to change your lifestyle.  Low back pain is most common in those who are obese, smoke,…

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Jumping Jacks

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Mar 24 2015



“If I want a cigarette, I make myself do 100 jumping jacks. I really don’t want one after that!”  Allison E. | Murrayville, GA, USA

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Twitter Can Help You Quit

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Mar 20 2015



A recent study by UCI and Stanford introduced two study groups to twitter and asked the people to tweet about their experience quitting smoking each day.  They found that the research participants who regularly tweeted (78% engaged in twitter during the 100 days) were able to get some social support and this greatly aided their ability to quit.  45% of the first group and 75% of the second group were able to quit smoking. 
Cornelia Pechmann, who was one of the researchers in the study, felt…

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What Are You Afraid Of?

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Mar 18 2015



There are many fears that smokers have in common when it comes to smoking.  Here, we will try to list and address these concerns.
“Quitting smoking is like losing a friend” - many ex-smokers explain that they had an emotional connection to smoking, and that there was a period similar to grieving when they quit.  This can be difficult to cope with, but it is not impossible.  The more education and information you can gather about smoking and how much it affects your health, wealth, and those…

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