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Electronic cigarettes are reportedly at least as effective as nicotine patches when it comes to helping smokers kick the habit.
Dr Dohi said: "Smokers are twice as likely to have a heart attack as people who have never smoked.
Many smokers don't want to quit because they are afraid of the weight gain that comes with putting out the cigarette. New findings show that it's not higher calorie intake, but a change in the composition of intestinal flora.
The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that primary care clinicians provide interventions, including education or brief counseling, to prevent initiation of tobacco use in school-aged children and adolescents.
Smokers with more severe nicotine dependence are more likely to gain weight when they try to quit.
Stop smoking services across England have had an increasing impact in helping smokers to quit in their first 10 years of operation and have successfully reached disadvantaged groups.
Nicotine replacement therapy is the administration of nicotine by other means than smoking. This change in the way nicotine is delivered prevents the harmful effects of smoking and is usually used in smoking cessation. Types Nicotine replacement therapy can be administered in several forms. The type used depends on the patient and what fits into their lifestyle best. The forms available include: Nicotine patches – transdermal (through the skin) Nicotine gum – orally (through the...
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