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healthmeup - 03/18/2015 10:00:00

To Cure Back Pain, Quit Smoking Now!

To Cure Back Pain, Quit Smoking Now! Over the years, several epidemiological studies have established a connection between cigarette smoking and back pain. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 03/17/2015 08:00:00

How Does Nicotine Replacement Therapy Work?

How Does Nicotine Replacement Therapy Work? Tobacco-related habits are considered to be the most difficult to give up. Very few people are able to give up the habit by going cold turkey, which basically means that one day the person quits the habit and never looks back. While that would be ideal, very few people can actually conquer their... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 06/04/2014 06:30:00

Effects of Tobacco and Tobacco Related Illness

Effects of  Tobacco and Tobacco Related Illness Tobacco use is among the leading preventable causes of death. Globally, every six seconds, one person dies due to tobacco related illness. According to WHO, worldwide, tobacco epidemic kills nearly 6 million people annually. This figure is likely to increase to 8 million by 2030, if urgent action... Continue Reading »

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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 - 05/31/2013 14:30:00

Quit Smoking : 5 Diet Tips to Help You Kick the Butt [World No Tobacco Day]

Quit Smoking : 5 Diet Tips to Help You Kick the Butt [World No Tobacco Day] Quitting smoking is no easy task; it calls for every last bit of will power and determination at your disposable. But do what you must to quit smoking before it's too late, especially for your cardiovascular and cardio-respiratory health. 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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