We all know cigarette smoking is bad for you. We know it hurts your lungs. But did you know it can hurt you in other ways, too? Let's learn about the ways smoking affects your body.
Quitting smoking can be hard and frustrating. But there are many ways to stop, and with trial and error you can find a method that works for you. No matter which method you choose, here are some strategies that can help you along the way.
Understand the reasons why people smoke.
See how a plan to quit smoking - including identifying your reasons for smoking, the triggers that cause you to smoke and how to avoid your triggers - can help you quit successfully.
Learn the health, social and financial benefits of quitting smoking, and identify your own reasons to quit.
Learn how keeping a smoking diary can help you discover what causes you to want to smoke.
Watch how preparing for nicotine withdrawal before you quit can help you deal with withdrawal when you do quit.
Learn about stop smoking aids you may use to help with any withdrawal you may experience when quitting smoking.
These smoking devices heat liquid nicotine to create a vapor. You inhale this vapor into your lungs. Nicotine in the vapor enters your bloodstream. It stimulates your body, activating reward circuits in your brain.
See how changing a few of your daily habits can help you quit smoking.
See how deciding your quit method and researching where you will find support ahead of time will increase your chances of quitting for good.
Understand the importance of setting a quit smoking date.
Watch how using a nicotine patch can help you quit smoking.
Learn how using nicotine gum can help you quit smoking.
Understand how this method of nicotine replacement therapy can help you quit smoking.
Learn how the nicotine inhaler can help you quit smoking.
Watch how using nicotine spray correctly can help you quit smoking.
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Watch this video to learn how to quit smoking, how to find support and eliminate the things that make you want to smoke.
You've heard that secondhand smoke is unhealthy. You know it's best to avoid it. But how bad is it, really? Let's take a few minutes to learn about this danger.
Learn many health, social and financial benefits of being smoke-free.
Understand the feelings you will experience during your withdrawal from nicotine, and learn a few strategies to help you cope with cigarette cravings.
Learn strategies to help manage the emotional triggers you might face while quitting smoking.
Learn strategies to help you cope as you replace your smoking habits and crave cigarettes.
Recognize your smoking triggers and learn how to cope with them to prevent a relapse.
Understand the importance in having a support system to help you quit smoking and to stay quit.
Learn ways to reward yourself in order to keep motivated and encouraged to remain smoke-free.
Like any other addiction, nicotine addiction doesn't happen overnight. Over time smoking will cause very serious long-term effects. "Stop Smoking Today" provides an understanding of how nicotine impacts the body, its role in disease and practical ways to quit smoking forever.
Nicotine addiction is difficult to stop but there are measures that smokers can take to break the cycle. In Part 2, learn how smokers can make the change.
Making a stop smoking plan is the first thing recommended to those who want to stop smoking. In Part 3, in addition to a plan, find out how medication and behavior therapy can help smokers reach their goal.
It's not only smokers who can be harmed by smoke. Those around smokers can inhale second-hand smoke and feel it's impacts. In Part 4, discover ways to avoid second-hand smoke.