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Well, the short answer is yes. But if you want a comprehensive answer, read the rest of the post that’s based on some interesting facts and studies. However, before we delve into the details on how social media can help you quit smoking, let’s first briefly talk about social influence. What is a social influence? […]
Smoking and ADHD seem to go hand in hand. That is, people who have ADHD are twice as likely as those who do not to take up smoking. And it is harder for people with ADHD to quit smoking once they have started. This comes down to the fact that smoking can help with focus […]
While it can be very difficult to give up smoking, there are a number of effective ways to do so. And some of the best ones can actually be found in your own home. You don’t have to pay for expensive medicines or patches to try to counter the nicotine cravings. Instead, you can use items […]
Benefits of smoking? A tough love look at the world of smoking and how we fool ourselves into believing the smoke is worth the risk.
Major efforts to curb tobacco use have long been underway. Even before the most recent, major public ban was enacted, restaurants and other establishments had no smoking signs in place to cater to both sections of their public. Despite major studies that have shown that smoking causes an incredible number of deaths, at the rate […]
Dear All Part-Time Smokers, This is a letter written directly to those who are sliping into nicotine addiction. Whether you are smoking too much socially, smoking every time you drink, or just smoking with your friends because there’s nothing else to do…just hear me out. You probalby don’t have one definitive reason for why you’re smoking […]
Quitting a smoking habit can be intensely challenging for some. Many attempt to quit and then fall back into the dangerous habit. Because those who attempt to quit are often so determined to fight the addiction, they are often willing to try a bevy of ideas. This is a great way to approach the task […]
While there are certainly endless options on things to do while all of your family, friends or co-workers take that smoke break, there are definitely a few activities that can serve dual or triplicate purposes. Not only is it important to simply just resist the urge to join the others, but it is also important […]
The debate over the viability of nicotine replacement therapy continues to amble on. A report by the Medical University of Vienna highlights that the main problem with nicotine replacement therapies is that they can be more damaging than helpful. With tobacco usage continuing to be a global health care issue, researchers have begun taking far […]
The Harm Reduction Journal is an organization dedicated to researching and implementing methods of reducing harm related to drug abuse. Essentially their message is that if drug use cannot be completely stopped, than we have to help keep those safe who are at risk. And considering that tobacco is the world’s leading cause of preventable […]
[youtube_video] g_YZ_PtMkw0 [/youtube_video] The adults were shocked and told them all of the terrible short and long term effects of smoking. Yet they’ll be lighting up again within minutes or hours. That, my friends, is the sheer power of addiction. It’s so easy to see why smoing is such a tremendous challenge for smokers and […]
If you spend time online, you know that a lot of health news is accompanied by attention grabbing “click bait” headlines. Paranoia sells and it gets lots of readers. So you may have rightly started to distrust news stories that talk about the latest dangers to your health. After all, everything from air to gluten […]