Although this is an improvement from years past, it is still a significant problem that, along with second-hand smoke, results in the deaths of 443,000 people annually. As dismal as this may seem, there are positive signs when it comes to smoking. The CDC also notes that of adults 18 and over, 21 percent have…
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Want to lose rather than gain weight while quitting smoking? An ideal place to do so, and stop smoking for good, is the Pritikin Longevity Center, which has been helping people worldwide kick the habit since 1975.
Quitting smoking or thinking about quitting? Congratulations! Use the many tips in this “FAQs About Quitting Smoking” article to stay smoke-free. They’re from psychologist and smoking cessation expert Dr. Coral Arvon, Director of Behavioral Health and Wellness at the Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami.
As little as five minutes of moderate exercise, such as walking, can help smokers quit by reducing cravings for a cigarette and symptoms of withdrawal, according to recent research.
An excellent anti-aging strategy may be staying thin and staying away from cigarettes, concluded recent research. Among more than 1,100 women studied, the white blood cells of those who were obese or smoked were “older” than those of normal-weight and nonsmoking women.
“I really want to quit smoking. Do you have any tips for handling urges and quitting without gaining weight?”