Stop Smoking Guide: Availing Stop Smoking Aids

Have you seen pole-vault jump? The jumper carries the pole in both hands at the start of the jump, gathers speed, leaps up in the air, and at a particular moment, upon reaching the top level of the jump, he leaves the pole, to jump all alone to the other side. He is the victor and he no more requires the pole. He has given up dependence on the pole, at the pinnacle of his glory. Stop smoking aids are to be treated in the same fashion. They are there to aid you. They can never be the permanent ...
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Stop Smoking - Without Weight Gain

Stop Smoking – Without Weight Gain OH: Stand outside during a smoke break and it won’t be long until you hear every smoker begin to declare that he or she knows quitting is inevitable. The increasing cost of cigarettes alone has made a financial impact on the smoker. •I quit, then I gained 20 pounds. I can’t afford to gain weight with my medical history, so I started smoking again,” Leslie B. from Canton Ohio revealed during the smoke break outside the local hospital where she ...
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Activities to Ease You Through the Quitting Smoking Process

/p> Many of us are accustomed to having daily smoking breaks—times of the day when we would, without fail, grab our packs and our lighters and head to an open window! Oftentimes we would look to our cigarette breaks as a chance to get away from the stresses of work or just to have a quiet moment to ourselves. Just because you have given up cigarettes doesn't mean that you can’t enjoy breaks. But now, instead of lighting up, substitute new, healthier alternatives that will give you a similar ...
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Why quit smoking?

/p> No matter your age, no matter your current health condition, as soon as you quit smoking you will immediately begin to experience a number of very important changes. Some are visible from the outside, while others happen unseen by the human eye, but all are significant reasons to quit smoking now. Reason 1: You’ll live longer Taking all other causes into account, smokers are twice as likely than non-smokers to die within 15 years. When you give up cigarettes, you increase your chances ...
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The Financial Rewards of Quitting Smoking

/p> How much does one single cigarette cost you? Not a lot. But guess what—it adds up. Think about how many cigarettes are in a pack. Think about how much a pack costs. Now think about how many packs you smoke in a day, or week. Now multiply that by the number of weeks in a year. Now multiply that by the number of years you have been a smoker. Scary, right? If you’re like many smokers, you’ve thrown hundreds, thousands, and even hundreds of thousands of dollars away on cigarettes over ...
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Why Eating Well Will Help You Quit Smoking

Many smokers have a tendency to light up in order to quiet the hunger pangs that strike midday, late at night, or even first thing in the morning. That’s just one reason why people who quit smoking tend to gain a little weight in the first few weeks or months after overcoming their addiction. Putting on a few pounds is the body’s natural way of reacting to this huge change, but it may also be a sign that it’s time to get back to a healthier lifestyle, one that is drug-free, that ...
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FDA Approved Medications to Help You Quit Smoking.

/p> We’ve all seen those TV ads for the nicotine patch, and you may have heard of other options like nicotine gum. But do they really work? And are they safe? Many would-be quitters get nervous about the idea of replacing one addictive substance—cigarettes—with another. They view nicotine gum and patches skeptically, preferring to quit •cold turkey,” with no medical help whatsoever. Unfortunately, many of the people who quit cold turkey wind up smoking again within a few weeks ...
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How Telling Others Will Help You Quit Smoking

/p> Telling yourself that you are ready to quit is an important step. But let’s be honest: How many times have you made a New Year’s resolution, only to break it by mid-January? And how many times have you started a diet, only to sneak in chocolate cake late at night, when no one’s looking? Breaking an addiction is hard work, and you’re going to be tempted to cheat. That’s why one of the smartest things you can do when you’re ready to quit is to tell everyone you know about your ...
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If You Want To Quit Smoking - Should You Seek Professional Help?

/p> Here’s something I find very interesting: when we come down with a cold or develop an illness, such as chicken pox, pneumonia, or strep throat, we don’t hesitate to go to the doctor. If we have a disease, such as diabetes or cancer, we seek all the medical help we can get. And yet when it comes to a cigarette addiction, most people don’t even think about consulting a doctor or utilizing helpful medications. The fact is, medical help can be a huge benefit to anyone who is going ...
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Stop Smoking For Good

Most of us have been fooled by the industry to believe that nicotine addiction is the problem that needs to be overcome in order to be successful. Drug companies are making a fortune with their gum, pills, and patches which do nothing more than make a prolonged withdrawal from nicotine. The truth is, that nicotine withdrawal lasts a maximum of 48-72 hours, and is only characterized by headache, some irritability, difficulty concentrating, and mild depression. What you are really experiencing is ...
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