An Honest Look at How Smoking Affects Everyone Around You

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | May 7 2014



Perhaps you believe that your smoking habit is just YOUR problem. Did you ever stop to analyze why non-smokers are so outspoken about smoking in public? The secondhand smoke issue is highly charged and still debated. But there’s more to the issue of how your smoking affects other people. This article is an honest look—a chance for you to evaluate the impact your smoking has on everyone around you.

Developmental growth and birth weight in babies of smoking mothers is lower than babies of…

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Leave A Note

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | May 6 2014



“What has been helping me a lot is gum and suckers ,but buy the sugar free ones so you don’t gain a lot of weight when trying to quit smoking. I also have found it helpful to leave notes all over my room of what my plan is and why so that I have constant reminds of what I’m doing and why I’m suffering through these cravings.” Jaclyn A. | White City, Oregon, USA

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Quit Smoking to Relieve Back Pain

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | May 1 2014



Researchers found that individuals who currently smoke experienced greater pain than those who had never smoked, and those who quit smoking during their treatment reported a greater reduction in their pain than those who kept on smoking. ... These results show that not only does smoking affect the body in ways you may not realize, but it’s truly never too late to quit. Quitting at any age provides substantial health benefits and improves senior living experiences.

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Use Something Other Than Cigarettes to Reward Yourself

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Apr 29 2014



“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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More Smoking Equals Lower Quality of Life

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Apr 24 2014



Smoking cigarettes, even for a short time, is associated with a significantly lower quality of life (QoL), new research suggests.

A review of 54 studies that assessed QoL in relation to smoking showed that taking up smoking even for a brief duration was associated with lower physical, mental, and social functioning and increased depression.

We are trying to change the perception that our patients with mental illness or co-occurring addictions have about smoking. They feel that smoking…

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