Exposure to secondhand smoke prematurely ages a child’s blood vessels by more than three years, a new study revealed. The damage – thickening of blood vessel walls – increases the child’s risk of heart attack and stroke later in life.
There are a few reasons why people smoke. And these reasons are usually their own keys into quitting smoking. So before you set a quitting date, you may want to take some time to think about why you smoke. If you can achieve better understanding of your smoking habit and your different triggers, you'll have [...]
One of the leading reasons why quitting smoking is so difficult is that nicotine is a highly addictive substance. In some ways, it messes with how your mind works. The longer you smoke the more you become addicted to it. One way to stop smoking is to change your lifestyle and everything that links you [...]
You may not know it, but you’ll actually learn some life lessons when you quit smoking.
Quitting smoking is hard. There is no doubt about it. And if there’s one thing you can do for a friend trying to quit smoking – it is helping them quit to the extent of your capacity. Smokers wanting to quit need encouragement – not criticism. This doesn’t mean however, that you have to decide [...]