If you are ready to quit or thinking about it or just researching, please let us help guide you with the following  information that we have gathered to assist you with this process…..

 

 Tobacco and Smoking Cessation: 

Learning what smoking can do to our lungs and general overall health may help with a patient’s decision to continue this habit. Allow us to assist you with this journey and help show you the benefits of becoming smoke free. 

By first learning the  Risks of Tobacco: 

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002032.htm 

http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/health_effects/effects_cig_smoking/ 

http://betobaccofree.hhs.gov/health-effects/smoking-health/ 

The previous links are only a few good resources to show the adverse effects of tobacco on your health. So after the facts and statistics, what now? Hopefully some of the following links can help. 

Tips on how to Quit and useful tools to assist with the task: 

http://www.lung.org/stop-smoking/how-to-quit/ 

http://smokefree.gov/ 

http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/quit_smoking/how_to_quit/quit_tips/index.htm 

http://www.webmd.com/smoking-cessation/ss/slideshow-13-best-quit-smoking-tips-ever 

The pros and cons of nicotine replacement patches: 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8295585 

 

Why go through the steps to quit smoking and what are the benefits? Hopefully looking through the information on the following links will help show you these benefits and why it is so important that you reach this goal. 

http://www.cancer.org/healthy/stayawayfromtobacco/guidetoquittingsmoking/guide-to-quitting-smoking-benefits 

http://www.who.int/tobacco/quitting/background/en/index1.html 

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