Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Nov 14 2013
More than a third of those treated with high frequency magnetic pulses stopped smoking for at least six months, researchers say.
The study raises hopes that magnetic stimulation might offer an effective alternative for those who want to give up but have so far failed. Photograph: Graham Turner for the Guardian
Heavy smokers who regularly puffed more than a packet of cigarettes a day cut down or quit for six months after their brains were stimulated with magnets, researchers say.
Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Nov 12 2013
“I put fine sand in a little ashtray (smaller is better, that way you can see how much you’re smoking when it fills up). I take 2 or 3 drags and put it out in the sand. If people pay attention, they don’t NEED to smoke the whole cigarette at one sitting.
After doing this, I found I didn’t want any more that a couple hits. Seems your body reacts to cutting back and you don’t want the whole cigarette anymore. I went from a pack a day to a pack a week doing this and it only took days to…
Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Nov 7 2013
Move over, New Year’s resolutions. When it comes to quitting smoking, tobacco addicts are most likely to consider kicking the habit on an ordinary Monday, new research finds.
Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Nov 5 2013
“Journal when you have a cigarette or a craving so you can identify and change the pattern when you are ready to quit.”-Jennifer K. | New Waterford, Novia Scotia, CA
Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Oct 31 2013
Smokers are likely to get bags under their eyes and wrinkles around their lips earlier than non-smokers, according to a new study of identical twins.
Judges who didn’t know which twin smoked said the smoker looked older 57 percent of the time. That pattern held when both twins were smokers but one had smoked for many years longer than the other.
“Smoking makes you look old. That’s all there is to it,” Dr. Elizabeth Tanzi said.