Archive for the ‘Quit Smoking’ Category

Smokers Vs. Non-Smokers at Work

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

In Melbourne Australia some employers are stopping the frequency of cigarette breaks, while other companies are deciding to hire non-smokers over smokers due to the thought that smokers are less productive workers.

Some research has shown that smokers are more likely to miss work compared to those who do not smoke.

It is common for those that do not smoke to consider their co-workers that smoke as taking too many cigarette breaks while the non-smokers continue to work.

Since work and productivity are important it is clear that quitting smoking has endless benefits.

Hypnosis is one of the best ways to break the smoking habit.

Smoking and the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Sunday, March 21st, 2010

There have been many studies that show a smoker is close to TWICE as likely to develop Type 2 Diabetes. This could be one of the many health reasons that could finally motivate you to finally quit smoking forever.

If you have struggled with other methods to quit smoking you may finally be able to quit by using hypnosis!

Smoking and High Blood Pressure Problems

Friday, March 19th, 2010

Did you know that smoking cigarettes is directly linked to having high blood pressure?

If you decide you want to quit smoking, then that should be one of your many reasons to want to quit.

Most people DO care about their own personal health by eating low-fat diets and getting regular exercise. If you are a smoker you should seriously consider breaking the addiction as a key part of your wellbeing plan.

Hypnosis can be a very cost effective way to quit smoking!

Smoking and Dangerous Artery Disease

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Did you know as a smoker you are THREE to FOUR times more likely to develop artery disease?

It is called Peripheral artery disease and happens when plaque builds up in your body’s main artery, and your legs and arms.

This increases your chances of a stroke or heart attack. If your arteries become clogged you are in the danger of having severe leg circulation problems which can require amputation.

Another good reason to stop smoking.

Smoking and Atherosclerosis

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Did you know that smoking will greatly increase your risk for developing Atherosclerosis?

What is Atherosclerosis?
This is what we commonly call Hardening of the Arteries. People can develop this even without smoking, but smoking increases the risk FIFTY PERCENT faster! Hardening of the Arteries can cause heart pain by preventing oxygen from reaching the heart. Arteries can then rupture and cause a heart attack or a stroke.

Many do not know they have this until it is too late.

How can you reduce your risk?


Smoking Causes the Body to Lose Essential Vitamins

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Did you know that smoking prevents vitamins from fighting “free radicals” which are increased when you smoke tobacco?

Which vitamins are affected?

Vitamin C
Vitamin E

These vitamins help prevent cancers, heart disease and cataracts, as well as other age related diseases.

Diets of a smoker may benefit from an increased consumption of the foods which contain these vitamins, but there is a better solution:


Tampa Hypnosis – Quit Smoking Today

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Smoking can prevent your immune system from fighting diseases. Having an impaired immune system makes you more prone to diseases and viruses.

Did you know that if you are able to quit smoking your immune system can show signs up recovery in as little as 30 days. After a few years of being smoke free your immune system can return to its normal condition.

Tobacco Contains Dangerous Chemicals

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Most of the chemicals in tobacco are natural but there are quite a few which come from pesticides.

Did you know that the Environmental Protection Agency lists tobacco smoke as a CLASS A carcinogen.
Anything listed as a Class A carcinogen is a product which is shown to cause cancer in people.

The chemicals cause harm by causing problems in the respiratory system as well as lung deterioration. The nicotine increases heart rate and the carbon monoxide lowers the oxygen needed by the heart.

Quitting is difficult because nicotine is very addictive.
Hypnosis has been shown to help break this addiction.

Smoking and Early Death Rates

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Did you know that each year about 440,000 Americans die from smoking related illnesses?

The United Nations World Health Organization has estimated that about 50% of all life-long smokers will die as a direct result of smoking.
A male life-long smoker will shorten their lives by an average of 13 years!
A female life-long smoker will shorten their lives by an average of 14 years!

Quitting can greatly increase your life expectancy!

Smoking and Increased Disabilities

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Do you know that smokers can have more life-long disabilities compared to a non-smoker?

Smokers have been known to enter nursing homes at an earlier age than non-smokers. Long term care is needed for older adults who are smokers. This is due to the numerous illnesses caused from smoking which include decreased lung function and hardening of the arteries.