Smoking is recognized as the cause of many major health conditions, including cancer, by most health organizations. It is advisable for those who smoke, quit. Some people stop smoking by reducing the number of cigarettes gradually, but others quit suddenly and immediately. For the latter group, there are some tips that can help to stop smoking quickly.
Give your day change and prevents the same routine. It is very easy to do the same things every day, especially when most people have to go to the same places at the same time every day. The routine facilitates bear the same every day, too, for example, during a break from work. If you always go out and break time to clear your mind, try to go for a walk inside the building in place, or make a quick call to a friend or family member.
If you always go out with the same friends at the same places after work, try to go to a new restaurant or new activities. You can also attend festivals or fairs to meet new people. This does not mean you have to abandon your old friends and activities, it simply means you’re trying to avoid the familiarity associated with your smoking habits. Continue reading “Tips to stop smoking quickly”
Prior fears a heart scan are good legitimate. Are but they based? In recent years, Cardiology (medical or surgical) has been the subject of such progress that these reviews are totally controlled and harmless.
Many reviews to explore the vascular network which irrigates the heart, some have lost their interest over time because they did not meet criteria for safety or modernity expected in this area. Others have earned their letters of nobility by offering a very satisfactory risk/benefit ratio. Therefore, if you are undergoing vascular explorations, you can rely on the experience of physicians and cardiac surgeons for more than two decades, enhancing their experience.
The simplest and best known is the electrocardiogram (ECG). Its disadvantage lies in the fact that it traces the electrical activity of the heart at rest. Whenangina occurs only at the effort, the ECG may be quite normal. This is the reason why your doctor may prefer a stress test. Registration is thus closer to reality as he recreates the conditions of occurrence of the angina. There is an another more aggressive exploration as it is surgical instructions, which can view the status of your coronary arteries: coronary angiography is. These two explorations take place in a medical setting very strict, so that at the slightest problem, a team can intervene in an emergency. Continue reading “How does it explore the coronary arteries today?”
The nicotine patches would be perhaps less effective in women who wish to stop smoking than men. But the new drug to help with withdrawal, Zyban ®, could not be accused of such sexism.
Tobacco use increased significantly among women during the last decades. Now, close to a French four smokes. The problem of weaning arises even more often cigarette married poorly with a desire for pregnancy. Unfortunately studies conducted to evaluate the effects of Nicotinic substitutes seemed to indicate failures and more frequent relapse in women.
Is it the same with Zyban (bupropion), recently marketed drug as an aid to smoking cessation? Also having antidepressant properties, it could allay irritability and depressive symptoms often evoked by the women as the source of their relapse. Continue reading “Smokers: more an excuse to stop!”
On the forums, the rumour runs… The electronic cigarette would be the miracle solution to stop smoking! It is suggested by several companies marketing these products. But in turn, the French and the World Health Organization health authorities recommend caution.
The electronic cigarette reproduced the form and the sensations of a classic cigarette. It is inside this small achievement of miniaturization: a battery, a microprocessor, a spray and a cartridge designed to be sprayed and comprising a liquid which may contain nicotine or aromatic substances in food additives or artificial flavours based. At each puff, liquid mixed with the inspired air is released as steam, which reproduced the smoke of a cigarette is inhaled by the user.
WHO has never endorsed electronic cigarettes
Companies selling electronic cigarettes generally describe these as a way to help smokers to get rid of their dependence on tobacco. Some have even been up to suggest that the world Organization of the health (who) considered this technique as legitimate as Nicotinic substitutes (gum, lozenges and patches to nicotine). Continue reading “Electronic cigarette: the false good idea?”
It is the day J, you decided to quit smoking. Alone or accompanied, with or without consultation in a tobaccologist withdrawal methods are many. How to choose one that you should be? Doctissimo asked Dr. Veronique Peim tobaccologist and attached hospitals of Paris, his advice to not be mistaken.
When it is smoking, it is never easy to choose “” method to his habits, his behaviour, his addiction, the method that will stop serenely, limiting the risk of relapse.
Each smoker is unique
One might think that there are large categories of smokers and that a rapid classification would determine the best method to these groups. It is false. Every smoker is different and how to quit will not be your neighbor or even spouse. Indeed, it is difficult to say that a method is better than another. Dr. Peim adds however, that “the emergence of Nicotinic substitutes democratized smoking cessation treatments, because they require neither order nor specific consultation.” “Drugs on the other hand impose a passage to the doctor”. Continue reading “Stop smoking, choose what method?”