Leave a Note

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Mar 4 2014

“What has been helping me a lot is gum and suckers but buy the sugar free ones so you don’t gain a lo 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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Smoking after cancer: Does it even matter?

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Feb 28 2014

Tobacco is linked to over 10 different types of cancer, especially lung, head and neck, bladder, esophagus and pancreatic cancers. Tobacco smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals and over 60 carcinogens. Years of smoking leads to DNA damage that results in cancer.  It is well known that discontinuing tobacco use leads to major reductions in the risk of cancer. But it is not widely known that discontinuing tobacco and smoking improves outcomes in those diagnosed with cancer.

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Quit Smoking Tip: NOPE!

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Feb 25 2014

“Not One Puff, Ever (N.O.P.E.). The mind is a tricky thing. It will tell you that one cigarette won’t hurt. And it’s hard to argue with that logic, especially when you’re in the middle of an urge. And those urges are super hard to argue with. Don’t give in. Tell yourself, before the urges come, that you will not smoke a single puff, ever again. Because the truth is, that one puff WILL hurt. One puff leads to a second, and a third, and soon you’re not quitting, you’re smoking. Don’t fool…

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Don’t give up giving up smoking: An expert’s guide to quitting

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Feb 21 2014

Having started smoking as a teenager, Professor Robert West managed to kick the habit while at university, on a girlfriend’s urging. He has gone on to devote his 30-year career to discovering what works when it comes to giving up smoking. Heading a team of researchers at University College London, where he is Professor of Health Psychology and Director of Tobacco Studies at Cancer Research UK’s Health Behaviour Research Centre, he has one aim: to find better ways of helping smokers who want…

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Quit Smoking Tip: Ice Age

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Feb 18 2014

“Instead of chewing gum or eating candy during cravings, I sucked on ice chips.  this really helped me because I tried eating candy but after a while I was full of sugar and still craving a cig, this way I didnt get full and I kept my mouth busy.” -Sarah R. | Anderson, CA, USA

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