Candy, Rubber Bands, and No Caffeine

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Feb 18 2015



“Eat lots of hard candy, use a rubber band to fiddle with,and try to stay away from caffeine!” Pamela C. | Middletown, Ohio, USA

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Smoking Is Taking More Lives Than Previously Reported

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Feb 12 2015



While the US Surgeon General reports that 480,000 Americans die each year from a smoking related illness, new studies suggest that number may actually be closer to 540,000.  There are many illnesses associated directly with smoking, such as: lung cancer, heart disease, stroke, bladder and oral cancer.  But there are many other illnesses that smoking can attribute to, or worsen the condition of.  Some of these diseases are: kidney cancer, kidney failure, intestinal disease, hypertension,…

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Eat, Pray, Love

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Feb 10 2015



“PRAYER really helps. When you get a crave to smoke, exercise helps too.
I like to chew gum, and stay really busy so I won’t have time to think about smoking.
I had a brother pass away from cancer, and that helps me to remember I don’t want to die from smoking like he did.
If you really want to quit, just STOP!”
Cathey I. | Mesquite, TX, USA

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Reward Yourself With Something Other Than Smoking

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Feb 3 2015



“Rewarding myself helped me successfully quit smoking. I realized that I had been using smoking as part of my reward system. During the first months, I replace smoking with a nice bottle of red wine each week. After 3 months I bought myself a new computer. It’s been 6 1/2 years since I quit.” Kris W. | Toronto, ON, CA

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Parents Who Smoke

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Jan 30 2015



All parents want what is best for their children, health and safety are of the highest priority for most parents.  What many parents who smoke don’t know is just how much your smoking affects your children.
Children of smokers are more likely to get colds, bronchitis, ear infections, asthma, and allergies - especially in the first two years of their lives.  These illnesses can cause serious health risks for your children and can cause lasting health issues for them to deal with throughout their…

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