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Posted On November 22, 2016
With a mind full of tension, doubt and indecision pushes him to smoke a cigarette. He believes a deep long drag can allay fears and problems. He gets irritable and slightly edgy when asked to participate in social gatherings but decides on taking a puff instead to lighten his mood. Wondering who’s the ‘he’ I’m referring to? Well, he is my father! Do you know him? Should the write-up interest you? If so, why? Maybe, you don’t know him but I am sure you are acquainted with a similar...
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Posted On June 17, 2016
FB status: Run to Stay Healthy after You've Quit Cigarettes Did you manage to put down your cigarette finally after a lot of effort and self-control? Good, congratulations! But, you need to keep those cancer sticks at bay by embracing a running regimen. Running after you've kicked the butt is not only beneficial for your health, but will also make you feel that you've done something more worthy than just shunning the sin sticks. Here are five steps to help you start a running routine after...
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Posted On June 15, 2016
Faded jeans, graphic tee, a headband and a cigarette. Or kurti, patiala, junk jewelries and a cigarette – it seems that fashion remains incomplete without the halo of 4000 chemicals. It is not always easy to speculate the exact age of getting addicted to smoking, but for many teenagers, college usually sets the stage for all such addictions. The number of smokers in Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata and Mumbai is very high, and surprisingly, 82 percent of them view smoking as a trend. Friends and...
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Posted On June 10, 2016
Status: Smoking is not cool. Quit now! People puff away for several reasons, one of which is that nicotine is damn addictive, and hard to resist even if you wish to. We are no one to judge or hate you if you light up your next cigarette, but when it comes to protecting your health, it's not cool to take drags of the cancer sticks. Though our society and culture have come a long way in creating tobacco awareness, there are still some people who think that cigarettes are super cool. Read on to...
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Posted On June 8, 2016
The fact that quitting cigarettes often goes hand in hand with weight gain stops a lot of people – especially beauty-conscious female smokers – from seriously pursuing tobacco cessation programs. How would you like the idea of kicking the butts, but without putting on extra pounds? You will be delighted to know that it's actually possible to get the best of both worlds. How? Follow these tips from the experts: Quitting and Weight Gain – Know How the Two are Related Smoking tends to perk up...
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Posted On June 6, 2016
Did you know that smokeless tobacco products are as harmful as cigarettes? In fact, your body absorbs more nicotine when you chew them. The use of these products has some immediate effects on your overall well-being – stained teeth, worn down gums, mouth sores and more. Have bad breath? Once again, nicotine is the main culprit. And long-term effects of smokeless tobacco can be lethal – it may result in mouth cancer. Research has shown that they also raise blood pressure and cholesterol levels...
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Posted On June 3, 2016
A cup of green tea a day can keep lung cancer away! Well this is what Chinese researchers have to say, and they have a close ally in the medical fraternity of Kerala, India. A few years back, a study titled ' A Revolutionary Approach for the Cessation of smoking' appeared in the open-ended Chinese journal Science China Life Sciences that said that drinking green tea can significantly help you control your nicotine urge. In order to assess the effectiveness of green tea as a tobacco cessation...
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Posted On June 1, 2016
Ask a tobacco addict, if he is aware of its negative impact and you will most probably find him grinning and still chewing Gutkha or smoking a cigarette. His awareness lies in his smile and it is also clear that the statutory warning will remain ineffective unless the addict realizes how these stuffs are slow poisoning him. It is also quite surprising to see that even after knowing the side-effects of the ingredients used in tobacco, the users still keep on consuming it. What is more alarming...
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Posted On May 30, 2016
Have you ever tried smoking rat poison? Or have you ever enjoyed the smell of tar? Well, if you are a smoker then congratulations, you have tried them all. Now you must be thinking, how did that happen? Let me remind you of all those articles that speak about the presence of 7000 chemicals in a cigarette. Ah, now you got it! Well, all those bizarre things that I mentioned earlier are what you are smoking almost three to four times a day, if not more. If you are wondering what the chemicals...
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Posted On May 26, 2016
Status: Eat healthy to protect your lungs from cigarette smoke Did you know that a smoker's body starts healing soon after he has kicked the butt? Based on a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a smoker's heart rate decreases just within 20 minutes of taking the last drag. And, his lung function improves within 3 minutes of smoking the last cigarette. This means that if you do not light up for 10 years, lung cancer risk will be half that of a chain smoker. While...
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