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healthmeup - 01/17/2014 14:04:25

Nicotine Addiction: Coping With Nicotine Withdrawal

Nicotine Addiction Nicotine addiction is a very serious and powerful craving and this makes quitting difficult. Withdrawing from this addiction is not easy; everyone who quits will experience some symptoms of withdrawal. But the good news is that they don’t last forever. Here are some of the most common symptoms of... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 12/17/2013 13:27:02

Quit Smoking: How to Replace Nicotine

Quit Smoking: How to Replace Nicotine If you are a tobacco addict who wants to quit smoking, then try nicotine replacements. But, remember to read up on their side effects and make sure that you check with your health practitioner, before choosing the right one. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 09/17/2013 08:30:00

Heart Health: Quitting Smoking Post-angioplasty for a Longer Life

Heart Health: Quitting Smoking Post-angioplasty for a Longer Life People who quit smoking after a balloon angioplasty to improve blood flow to the heart live an average of two years longer than those who keep smoking, a new study suggests. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 03/13/2013 13:30:00

Quitting Smoking Helps Hearts, Even With Weight Gain

Quitting Smoking Helps Hearts, Even With Weight Gain People who have quit smoking have a lower chance of suffering a heart attack or stroke than current smokers, even if they put on a few extra kilos in the process, according to an international study. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 12/13/2012 07:45:00

High Cholesterol: Lifestyle Habits for Cholesterol Control

High Cholesterol: Lifestyle Habits for Cholesterol Control High cholesterol increases your risk of heart disease and heart attacks. One can easily lower cholesterol by medication, but Dr. Eileen says – it is advisable to lower cholesterol and improve lipids profile by making some important lifestyle changes first. Dr. Eileen Canday – Chief Dietician at... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 10/13/2012 07:45:00

With Lung Cancer, Quitters Do Better than Smokers

With Lung Cancer, Quitters Do Better than Smokers Younger people with advanced lung cancer who quit smoking more than a year before their diagnosis survive longer than those who continued smoking, according to a U.S. study. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 09/07/2012 05:00:00

Trying to Quit Smoking? Patches, Drugs Help: Study

Trying to Quit Smoking? Patches, Drugs Help: Study Trying to stop smoking? Smokers have considerably more success when they use nicotine patches or prescription medications than when they try to go it alone, an international study found. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 07/25/2012 06:30:00

A Smoker’s Tale: Why Smokers Try, but Can’t Quit

A Smoker’s Tale: Why Smokers Try, but Can’t Quit Every smoker plans on quitting someday. And every smoker knows it's tough to kick the butt. As a matter of fact, just smelling smoke or looking at a smoker’s photo is reason enough for would-be quitters to light up ‘just one more’. But if you want to quit smoking, have tried everything... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 06/03/2012 07:00:00

Overcoming the Nicotine Nightmare: Gourav Rakshit’s Story

Overcoming the Nicotine Nightmare: Gourav Rakshit’s Story Mark Twain once famously said, “Giving up smoking is easy. I ought to know, I’ve done it a thousand times.” We all agree to this fact – giving up smoking is not an easy job. But the truth of the matter is that giving up on smoking is not all dull and gloomy. In fact, people who have quit... Continue Reading »

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