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Study: Resveratrol a smoker’s best friend?

Posted January 24, 2014

Resveratrol supplements could hold cardiovascular benefits for smokers, a new study has suggested.

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Giving up smoking? Try positive psychotherapy

Posted January 23, 2014

The thousands of people who’ve resolved to stop smoking this New Year might soon be able to make use of a new method to help them break free from tobacco. Called PPT-S, or positive psychotherapy for smoking cessation, its success and potential as a new form of treatment is outlined in the current issue of The Journal of Positive Psychology.

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The Essential Things You Must Do to Lower Cancer Risk

Posted January 16, 2014

Consider this: One-half of all men and one-third of all women in the United States will develop cancer in their lifetimes. That is a shocking statistic. Yes, there are some aspects of cancer that are outside of our control, but there are a few that we can fully embrace today in order to reduce our risk.

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How can CoQ10 make it easier to quit cigarettes?

Posted December 31, 2013

No matter whom you are, your heart beats about 100,000 times a day, fueling your entire cardiovascular system. When coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) levels get depleted, your heart strains to get its job done and your entire body suffers. This manifests and results in what seem to be “mysterious symptoms” that most allopathic doctors just can’t put their finger on, so they put a “prescription” on it instead. Are you experiencing chronic fatigue, numbing dull pains or decreases in mental functions? This is not just about smokers and the elderly, as this addresses every human being whose heart beats one million times in ten days. It’s time to consider natural solutions to seemingly “complex problems.”

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Smokers or past smokers: Six ways to cleanse and revitalize your lungs

Posted September 4, 2013

It’s been observed that even former smokers who quit years ago have traces of lung damage. Even if one has never smoked, second hand cigarette smoke, industrial pollution, vehicular exhaust fumes and now chemtrails with downward drifting heavy metal nano-particles all contribute to some level of lung damage for almost everyone.

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Pilot randomized trial on mindfulness training for smokers in young adult binge drinkers

Posted September 3, 2013

We report results of a pilot study designed to test a novel smoking cessation intervention, Mindfulness Training for Smokers (MTS), in smokers age 18-29 years with regular episodes of binge drinking. Mindfulness is a cognitive skill of applying close moment-to-moment attention to experience with a mental posture of acceptance and non-reactivity. The MTS intervention consisted of six weekly classes that provided instruction on how to use mindfulness to manage known precursors of smoking relapse including smoking triggers, strong emotions, stressful situations, addictive thoughts, urges, and withdrawal symptoms.

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Mindfulness meditation IBMT trims craving for tobacco

Posted August 6, 2013

Addiction to smoking and other substances involves a particular set of brain areas related to self-control, according to numerous research. For a new study, researchers wondered if a training approach designed to influence this addiction pathway could influence smokers to reduce their tobacco use—even if smokers did not intend to do so.

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Study: Weight Gain Caused By Quitting Smoking Increases Diabetes Risk

Posted July 8, 2013

Although cigarette smoking is linked to the development of cardiovascular disease and quitting cuts that risk significantly, smoking cessation can cause substantial weight gain, increasing the likelihood of type 2 diabetes, researchers at the Indiana University School of Public Health, Bloomington, have found.

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Omega-3s may boost artery function in smokers

Posted June 10, 2013

Cigarette smokers – a group at increased risk of heart problems – may benefit from daily omega-3 supplements, suggest new data from Greece.

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Vitamin C May Prevent Lung Problems in Babies Born to Pregnant Smokers

Posted May 7, 2013

Pregnant women are advised not to smoke during pregnancy because it can harm the baby’s lungs and lead to wheezing and asthma, among other problems. If a woman absolutely can’t kick the habit, taking vitamin C during pregnancy may improve her newborn’s lung function and prevent wheezing in the first year of life, according to a study presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Washington, DC.

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