Drink Water Like Crazy

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Apr 7 2015

“Drink water like crazy and get lots of fresh air.  Walking helps a lot.” Joerg | Houston, Texas

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5 Reasons Smoking Is Decreasing

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Apr 2 2015

According to the Huffington Post, attributes the lowest reported number of smokers in the US to the following 5 factors.
1. Focusing on Youth.  99 percent of smokers started smoking before the age of 26, and almost 90 percent started before the age of 18.  By focusing preventative efforts on those most at risk to begin smoking, this prevention is keeping more people smoke free.  One of the best programs working to prevent smoking in youth is the DARE program that occurs in most states in the…

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Smoking Mother’s Babies Grow More Slowly

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Apr 1 2015

Smoking Mother's Embryo Compared 4 Hours Behind Non Smoking Mother's Embryo

Babies born to mothers who smoke, and especially mothers who smoked during the pregnancy, are known to have lower birth weights and other developmental problems, perhaps this can be attributed to one IVF clinic’s findings in France.  This clinic took photographs of two embryos from the moment of conception until they were ready for implantation.  They found that the embryos of mothers who smoked were consistently several hours behind the others developmentally.  Being hours behind may not seem…

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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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