Popular Smoking Cessation Drug Associated With 72 Percent Increased Risk of Serious CV Events, Study Finds

Healthy, middle-aged smokers who take the most popular smoking cessation drug on the market have a 72 percent increased risk of being hospitalized with a heart attack or other serious heart problems compared to those taking a placebo, a Johns Hopkins-led study suggests. “People want to quit smoking to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease […]

Obesity Is a Killer in Nonsmoking Women

Obesity is an important contributor to premature death in women who have never smoked, especially among women in low income groups, finds research published online in the British Medical Journal. While established research has shown clearly that smoking is linked to premature death and health...

Prado Electronic Cigarette – Best Electronic Cigarette

The Prado Electronic Cigarette is one of the latest electric cigarettes into the future available. It’s so new, in reality, what has manufacturer is providing a free trial about the e-cigarette. The Prado Electronic Cigarette basic starter kit might be more expensive than those of other e cigarettes; however...

10 Tips for Nicotine Withdrawal

Commonly reported symptoms of nicotine withdrawal include: Cravings to smoke Irritability, mood swings Insomnia Fatigue Lack of concentration Headache Cough, sore throat, postnasal drip Constipation, gas, stomach pain Dry mouth, sore tongue, gums Tightness in the chest Increased appetite, weight gain Feelings of loneliness/depression Boredom/restlessness...

Developing the Will to Quit Smoking Permanently

A part of me desperately wants to quit smoking, and I know Ishould quit smoking, but do I feel I must quit. Truthfully, I love smoking, and know that I’ll be miserable without my cigarettes. They’ve become a part of me, and I almost can’t bear the thought of giving...

Beat Smoking Urges with Exercise

Exercise has a number of benefits for those of us who are working on smoking cessation. Exercise Reduces Cravings for Nicotine When the urge to smoke hits, take a quick walk around the block or participate in another physical activity of your choice. It will...

Smoking variations

French Inhale – After drawing the smoke into your mouth, instead of inhaling the smoke in your mouth, slowly push the smoke of your lips and while it rises out of your mouth, inhale it with your nose. This produces a strong “hit” while impressing those...

Cigar vs. Cigarette Use

One of the main thrusts behind cigars’ popularity is the belief that they are a safe alternative to cigarettes because the smoke is not inhaled, and because cigars are commonly used only occasionally and not daily. Traditionally, cigar smokers hold the smoke in their mouth...