How Smoking Damages Brain Health

Everyone knows smoking is bad for your lungs, but have you thought about the toll it takes on your brain? Research has shown that smoking can interfere with important cognitive processes, like learning, concentration and memory. Cigarettes and Your Brain A ‘smoke break’ can give you the illusion of better concentration by helping you [...]

By |2021-05-24T09:25:46+02:00May 20th, 2021|Features, Smoking|0 Comments

Why is lifestyle change so hard?

We all want to be well, or more well. Perhaps it's more exercise, better sleep, less alcohol, losing weight, coping with stress more effectively, quitting smoking, or something else. But we all have that list in our heads, you know, the "I'd be really well if I could change xxxyyyzzz" list. But we have [...]

Effects of Smoking – Benefits of Quitting

The damageSmoking 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:StrokeHeart attacks (2-3 times more likely in smokers vs. non-smokers)Deep vein thrombosis (DVT, clots in the legs)Erectile dysfunction (impotence)Cancers – lung cancer, laryngeal (voice box) cancer, pharyngeal [...]

By |2020-07-02T12:00:57+02:00Feb 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 [...]

By |2020-07-02T12:22:17+02:00Aug 16th, 2016|Features, Smoking|0 Comments
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