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Posts by Jim Mcdonald

The 5 Easiest Ways to Quit Smoking

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Many smokers think of smoking as something they can start and stop, like a bad habit that can be kicked with enough positive thinking and willpower. A smoking habit is often much tougher to quit, though. Once the nicotine gets into someone’s brain, it digs its heels in and doesn’t want to get out without […]

Does Vaping Help You Quit Smoking?

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Vaping is something that we’re passionate about, and one of the main reasons is because there is a lot of evidence that it may be a huge factor when it comes to helping smokers quit. Smoking has a lot of negative health benefits, and it greatly increases your chances of getting lung cancer and other […]

Secondhand Smoke vs Second Hand Vapor

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It might sound like cigarette smoke versus vapor are indistinguishable from each other, as the definitions for both simply state that it’s involuntary smoke that someone inhales from others. We’ve all dealt with secondhand cigarette smoke whether or not we have a smoker in our lives, and many probably think that inhaling a little is […]

The Top Reasons To Quit Now!

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NO BUTTS – WHY QUITTING SMOKING NOW IS SO IMPORTANT. In today’s modern, health-conscious society, one would think that it wouldn’t be necessary or needed to remind people of the numerous evils of smoking. With all of the runners, walkers, and bikers, plentiful diets, and focus on cutting fats, sugars, and abstaining from eating GMO […]

The Dangers of Second Hand Smoke

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Did You Know… Many of us know that second-hand smoke is a big problem that needs to be addressed. While it hurts everyone, children are actually the ones who suffer the most from the effects of second-hand smoke. In this article, we’re going to explore just a few of the negative effects that second-hand smoke […]

What Is Nicotine?

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Nicotine is perhaps a more commonly occurring substance than we think. It is an addictive colorless, oily liquid that turns brown with exposure to oxygen or light. It is a naturally occurring toxic, nitrogen based alkaloid chemical akin to and just as potentially dangerous in high doses as morphine strychnine and ephedrine that exists naturally in […]

Top Diseases Caused From Smoking

There are numerous facts about what smoking cigarettes can do to the body. The number of diseases that are caused or worsened is staggering. The following is a general overview of diseases and health hazard posed by smoking. Smoking harms almost every body organ. It causes a long list of conditions and always negatively affects […]

6 Things To Expect When You Quit Smok...

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The good news is that by taking the step to quit smoking you are on your way to improving your health and your life. The bad news is that you have to get through the first few weeks of withdrawal, and then build new habits to make sure you don’t go back to smoking. Nicotine […]

Nicotine Cravings: How To Embrace The...

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To put it bluntly, you can’t avoid having cravings for nicotine even after you have successfully stopped smoking. Nicotine is a potent agent that works on the reward and pleasure receptors of the brain. If you have been a smoker, your mind will always remember the quick relief it got from smoking when under stress. […]

Quit Smoking Now: The 4 Keys To Succe...

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Quitting smoking is one of those things that many people attempt, but few have success with on a long term basis the first time. Theories abound about why it is so hard to quit, but most scientists are in agreement that the most important part of quitting is to stop using tobacco products altogether while […]