Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Jun 19 2014
After being diagnosed with terminal lung cancer in 2013 Gerry Collins decided to make his plight into something that would do “something good.” He became the face of a HSE anti-smoking campaign in Ireland.
Gerry’s video has inspired over 100,000 people in Ireland to begin trying to quit smoking, he urges people in his videos to stop smoking if they already do, and to never start if they don’t. He attributes his early death (age 57) entirely to cigarettes.
Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Jun 18 2014
You know that smoking is bad for your body, but what you may not know is how good it is for your body to quit smoking and that the longer you go without smoking the healthier your body becomes. Our latest video, “Quitting Smoking Timeline”, shows you just how fast your body can recover — even from years of smoking related damage.
Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Jun 17 2014
“I used to smoke while drinking my coffee in the a.m., while driving to work, after eating, etc. so I had to change my coffee cup, take a whole new route to work in the morning and eat yummy gum after eating instead of smoking, I had to make life changes that I was so used to doing for so long!! It worked great for me!” Lindsey T. | Spanish Fork, Utah, USA
Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Jun 12 2014
People who smoke and drink heavily are at risk of developing pancreatic cancer at an earlier age, according to a new study.
Researchers led by the University of Michigan found that heavy smokers with pancreatic cancer were diagnosed around age 62 and heavy drinkers at age 61 - almost a decade earlier than the average age of 72.
Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Jun 10 2014
“I smoked for 4 years and am finally quitting for good. I found the best thing to have is self-control, and meditation is a great place to start. Find a quiet place and stretch your whole body, head to toe. Put on soft music, headphones would work best to keep outside traffic noise and other distractions out. Close your eyes, breathe deeply, and begin to drift into calmness. I know its hard at first to completely clear your mind of all thoughts, but keep practicing, not forcing thoughts out…