People start smoking for many different reasons. Some people start because they're curious, because their mates smoke, or they're bored. Others think it will help them look more attractive, fit in with their friends or that it will help them get through rough times.
No one smokes their first cigarette thinking that they’ll become a smoker but before they know it, they're addicted. Some people can get addicted from as little as one or two cigarettes. And even though smoking is expensive, makes you smell bad, gives you premature wrinkles, stains your teeth and can shorten your life, it's hard to give up.
Giving up can be tough. But it isn't impossible. There are a number of ways to quit, depending on your smoking. If you would like more advice on giving up smoking take our assessment.
It is never too late to quit and now is the time. You may have tried before, and maybe you didn’t succeed, but don’t give up! According to recent research you are three times more likely to stop smoking if you get help.
Protecting your baby from tobacco smoke is one of the best things you can do to give your child a healthy start in life. Every cigarette contains 4,000 chemicals which can have negative affects during pregnancy and after birth.
Love Island is almost over. A new couple will be crowned winner this Sunday (23 February 2020). Here are some of the reasons you should make like Love Island and ban yourself from smoking in order to impress your date.
If you’ve tried to quit smoking before but couldn’t find the motivation scientists have just found the ultimate reason. Research in the journal Nature shows that lungs have a “magical” ability to repair some of the damage caused by smoking if you stop smoking completely.
It’s Valentine’s day, you take your partner for a magical date, you buy the perfect gift and then you get home with plans to take their breath away… But hard is the truth, smoking can cause issues such as a lack of sexual desire even in men as young as 20.
Everyone Health Redbridge Stop Smoking team attended the Disability Awareness Day Festival on Christchurch Green, High Street, Wanstead to raise awareness of the new service available to the people of Redbridge.
Now that you're pregnant, quitting smoking has never been more important for both you and your baby. The Redbridge Stop Smoking Service has a team of specialist stop smoking advisors who can help you make the change.