Smoking – It’s Not Just About You

You know how smoking damages your health. You may be less sure about how much it can affect those around you. Here are some sobering facts: Passive smoking is now considered to be the third most common preventable cause of death in the USA. Cancer. Passive smoking increases the risk of developing some 12+ forms [...]

By |2018-02-13T09:48:35+00:00February 13th, 2018|Features, Smoking|0 Comments

Effects of Smoking – Benefits of Quitting

The damage Smoking is an extremely dangerous and damaging addiction. We’re sure you know quite a bit about this but it seems worthwhile to emphasise some of the facts: Smoking causes: Stroke Heart attacks (2-3 times more likely in smokers vs. non-smokers) Deep vein thrombosis (DVT, clots in the legs) Erectile dysfunction (impotence) Cancers – [...]

By |2018-02-13T09:40:09+00:00February 13th, 2018|Features, Smoking|0 Comments

In Five: Smoking

Smoking is the unhealthiest thing you can do to yourself. Quitting smoking will stop the damage immediately and start reversing the effects very rapidly. It’s best to choose a quitting date about 2-4 weeks away so you can plan, and choose sudden-stopping OR gradual reduction to zero. The ideal quitting plan involves considering nicotine replacement, [...]

By |2018-02-07T14:21:48+00:00August 16th, 2016|Features, Smoking|0 Comments