A new study has found that in general, woman are finding it harder to quit smoking than their male counterparts. In a recent study conducted on mice, by scientists, they found that the difference in smoking patterns and smoking effects between genders are down to the way nicotine impacts the brain-gut relationship.
Guess what? Today’s the third Thursday of the month. And it’s not any Thursday. It’s the Great American Smokeout. What is this event you may ask? It’s an event that originated back in America in 1977 by the American Cancer Society. Since it’s inception, its grown to be a worldwide event. The goal of today is to get smokers either to make a plan to stop smoking or to challenge them to stop smoking for a day. These may be small steps, but this could help people take control and enable them to go smoke free for good.
During past twelve months we have been surprised by the increase in clients looking for help to deal with stress, anxiety and insomnia. Some have become regular clients who stopped smoking and fell in love with the laser and others by word of mouth. There has also been an enormous increase in people visiting our website to request information and ask how our programme can help them so I thought a short blog explaining the benefits of The Anne Penman Laser Stress and relaxation programme might help you understand how modern technology is for dealing with life’s challenges.
Let me introduce you to two special members of my family, Honey and Kandi. They are my favourite stress busters, they listen to my worries and concerns, provide endless love and support and much-needed exercise every day.
Imagine living in a world full of predators. You’re walking along and suddenly a saber-toothed tiger is directly in front of you. What do you do?
Without your fight or flight system, you’d probably do nothing. You wouldn’t know to run away and even if you did, you’d have nothing helping you; much like getting into a fight but being unable to use your strength or respond quickly enough.
New research has recently come to light where studies have shown that stiffening of the arteries in humans can be caused by e-cigarettes with nicotine. This is important news for e-cigarette users as heart attacks and strokes are increased in later life with associated arterial stiffness.
Is 13 your lucky number – if not it could be
Stop smoking for 13 years and add 474,500 minutes to your life (every cigarette not smoked adds 5 minutes onto your life ) 20 per day smoker =100 minutes per day)
Stop smoking 13 cigarettes per day and save £1,779.37 20
A Canadian tobacco firm has launched a new product; a smokeless cigarette. One of the world’s largest Tobacco firm, Toronto based Philip Morris International (PMI), say their latest innovation is less harmful than other tobacco products. Critics are saying it’s just a ploy to increase and maintain sales in an ever-dwindling market place.
New figures have been released to show that heart disease deaths have fallen significantly since the introduction of the smoking ban in England. This covered places such as restaurants, pubs and bars.