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Smoking Cessation Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Smoking Cessation.

Stop Smoking and Gain Weight? Not Necessarily!

Congratulations! You’ve decided to quit smoking. You know it’s a smart move—quitting cigarette smoking is the number one thing you can do to dramatically improve your health and avoid several potentially life threatening illnesses....  Read more

5 Mind-Body Exercises for a Healthier Heart

There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also...  Read more

Helping Your Overweight Child

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), adults aren't the only ones at risk for heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases—kids are too. More and more children of all ages are overweight than ever before. As a result...  Read more

Another Good Reason to Quit Smoking

There are a lot of really good reasons to quit smoking: lung cancer, bad breath, decreased sense of smell and taste, and yellowed teeth and nails, to name a few. But if you are a smoker living with chronic heartburn, quitting smoking can have an adde...  Read more

8 Sneaky Habits That Sabotage Your Heart

We all know that for optimum heart health we need to eat a healthy diet, exercise and not smoke. But did you know that the little things you do every day can have a big impact on the most important muscle in your body? We put together a list of...  Read more

Updated 4/4/2014 11:00:46 PM

I have been in a relationship with same girl for about 10months now and she's a smoker. I ask her to stop smoking about 8 weeks ago and she stopped. But she recently picked up the bad habit again without considering me or considering my feeling. Will...  Read more

HELP: Going to try to quit smoking
Updated 3/21/2014 2:09:52 PM

I've decided it is time to stop smoking. I'm doing all these other good things for my body but still keep puffing away at these darn cigarettes. Went to the doc yesterday and got a script for Chantix. (need all the help I can get). I start taking...  Read more

HELP: Quitting Smoking
Updated 3/21/2014 2:41:21 PM

I've decided it is time to stop smoking. I'm doing all these other good things for my body but still keep puffing away at these darn cigarettes. Went to the doc yesterday and got a script for Chantix. (need all the help I can get). I start tak...  Read more

I'm quitting smoking...1 hour at a time
Updated 12/8/2013 12:48:24 PM

I've tried several times to quit smoking. After reading on how using the nicotine patches actually causes your body to still want it, I've decided to quit cold turkey yesterday. I'm doing awesome. Haven't had a cigarette since the evening...  Read more

Advice for quitting smoking
Updated 11/15/2013 10:55:49 PM

Hello everyone, I am trying to quit smoking. I am 36 years old and I have been smoking for 25 years. I am trying not to use any drugs. If anyone has any natural ways of quitting that you can share with me, I would greatly appreciate it....  Read more

Quit Smoking In 10 Days Without Repressing To Smoke

Quit Smoking Within Days Without Even Have To Stop Smoking Or Using Any Device....  Read more


I am in the process of giving up smoking...  Read more

No more smoking

Support for all those that are not smoking any longer or trying to be a ex-smoker...  Read more

The Best Ways to Quit Smoking in 2013

If your New Year's resolution is to stop smoking, you're in luck. It's easier than ever to kick butt. We talked to a psychologist, a doctor and a smoking cessation program director for the latest and greatest ways to quit smoking, so 2013...  Read more

Keep That Youthful Glow during Menopause and Beyond

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness. One of the most visible changes you may notice during the menopausal perio...  Read more

Smoking Cessation Plan

Ok so I have been a smoker since I was 21. I turn 30 this year and would really love to quit for good. I quit cold turkey December 2008 and was smoke free until July 2010. Ever since then I have been smoking pretty heavily (about 1/2 a pack to a p...  Read more

Smoking Cessation

My husband and I both quit smoking on Monday. This is day 4 without a cigarette. I do not know what I would do without these tea tree chewing sticks from the health store. We're doing this cold turkey and I am chewing the heck out of these bad boys!...  Read more