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
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
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
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
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
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
I quit smoking 9 months ago,,,,yes it was hard but after getting in the habit of saying no to the temptation,,,,the rewards showed up like feeling better, smelling better, saving money, and the freedom of not being controlled by a cigarette.
Now fo... Read more
I quit smoking in January, woo'hoo, but gained about 20 lbs, even with eating clean & working out. Well, it's been 9 months & I just can't get the weight off! I'm running 5k several times a week and doing a HIIT workout program for about 45 minutes 6... Read more
I quit smoking back in 2011. I had a very difficult time. I would go back and forth, back and forth, smoke then quit, then smoke again. Times were definitely tough. I finally said to heck with this and bought the nicotine gum. I will honestly sa... Read more
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
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. 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
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
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
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