• How To Quit Smoking
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    How to quit smoking Cigarettes and cigarette smoke contain over 4, 000 chemicals, including 43 known to cause cancer. Many of these chemicals are added in the processes of tobacco farming and cigarette production. The tobacco burns while a cigarette is smoked, exposing the smoker to these deadly chemicals, tars and gases To quit smoking, the smoker must put a plan to work on it. This plan has three phases: deciding to quit, preparing to quit, and following through. Deciding to quit: each smoker...
  • Hypnosis To Quit Smoking
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    1. The premise of my essay is that women have a better success rate than men when using hypnosis for cessation of cigarette smoking. Each year 440, 000 people die of diseases caused by smoking, that is about 20 percent of all deaths in the United States. The number of woman dying from lung cancer has shown a dramatic increase while the number of men dying from lung cancer has shown a gradual reduction. This reflects the increase in smoking among woman after the Second World War. In Scotland and...
  • Tobacco Smoking Nicotine Smoke
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    Tobacco is a plant grown for its leaves that are smoked, chewed, or sniffed for a variety of effects. It is considered an addictive substance because it contains the chemical nicotine. The tobacco plant is believed to have originated in the Western Hemisphere. The cultivated species most often grown for North American and European tobacco products is Nicotine Taba cum. The leaves of the plant are prepared for smoking, chewing, or sniffing. In addition nicotine tobacco contains over 45 carcinogen...
  • Second Hand Smoking Quitting Smokers Quit
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    Thesis: Smokers usually move through five stages to quit smoking, and non-smokers have to help them constantly and carefully. Credibility Statement: In high school health class, we have been taught about how smoking cigarettes affects our body. But my school had a different program compared to other schools. There was study session only for cigarette smokers. I took the session for a semester and learned a lot more than I used to know about smoking cigarettes. Also I have helped my friends to q...
  • Addiction Quit Smoking
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    Addiction We have all seen the ads on television that show a lady talking and breathing through a hole in her throat. There are also ads that show kids in situations where their peers are trying to get them to smoke. Twenty years ago these types of commercials were not available, instead you had Joe Cool, Marlboro Man, and many beautiful people who are shown as popular and attractive people because of the cigarettes that they were smoking. The truth is it was all a falsity. Those people who smok...
  • Quit Smoking Smoke Nicotine Heart
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    YOU CAN QUIT SMOKING Dr. Say eed Akhtar Chief Medical Officer. Central Institute of Psychiatry. Ranchi Cigarettes are full of poison. Tobacco smoke contains over 4, 000 chemicals as well as tar and nicotine, There is also the gas carbon monoxide, ammonia and arsenic. At least 43 of the chemicals in tobacco smoke are known to cause cancers of the lung, throat, mouth, bladder and kidney. Tobacco smoke also contributes to a number of other cancers. Nicotine is the addictive drug in tobacco, and th...
  • Stop The Smoke United States
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    Cigarettes continue to be the most popular form of tobacco world wide. "In 1993 the total cigarettes, " (Facts About... 3). This useless habit causes many problems in the United States today; cigarettes cause health problems, are extremely addictive, create health hazards for nonsmokers, and cause complications for women who smoke during pregnancy. Many people have tried smoking once or twice, but never continue. Other people who start smoking continue and become addicted to the nicotine. Many ...
  • Quit Smoking Hypnosis Fear Person
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    Is Hypnosis an Effective Method to Improve Health? Many high schools have hypnotists come to their school to entertain the students. Once a hypnotist came to the Fletcher High School gymnasium and hypnotized about a half dozen people. He convinced these six people into believing they were five years old watching their favorite cartoon. Their mannerisms were shocking. They truly believed they were five-years-old, throwing a fit when the hypnotist told them their mother just turned off the cartoon...
  • Smoking Sensation Seeking
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    Smoking The first article for review is titled Self-efficacy, Health Locus of Control, and Smoking. This article studies how the participants confidence levels and health locus prior to entering treatment predicts results of the quitting program. The program is called 'Fresh Start' and was conducted in Victoria, Australia. It consisted of three groups: (A) those who made an attempt (Stop for one day), (B) those who met criteria in A, and did not smoke for duration of program, (C) those who absta...
  • Teenagers And Smoking Smoke School Adolescents
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    HOW SMOKING AFFECTS TEENAGERS Assessment smoking among teenagers is on the rise. Statistics have shown that smoking trends were decreasing between 1976 and 1985 by approximately 10%, but have started to climb since the early 1990's (Lawrence 1999). Over the last decade, there has been more than a seventy- percent increase in youth smoking. The average age of onset of smoking is fourteen years old. Ninety percent of those who smoke began before the age of eighteen. (web). Not all adolescents are...
  • Why I Quit Smoking
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    Why I Quit Smoking My mother works as an elderly care specialist at Delray Beach Retirement Center in Florida. I often visit her at work when Im on vacation in Florida. Of all the times I have visited her at the retirement center, I will never forget the day I met Mr. Wilson. Despite his age of sixty-five, Mr. Wilsons health was the equivalent of a ninety year old. After meeting Mr. Wilson, I would try to visit my mother at the Retirement Center during the time she was caring for him. Mr. Wilso...
  • Should Cigarettes Be Banned
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    Amit P. Patel Professor Hodge English 1101 26 November 2003 I strongly support illegalizing cigarettes due to their devastating effects on our society. One in every five deaths in America is due to tobacco. More than 400, 000 Americans are killed by tobacco use every year and this trend continues as millions are still using tobacco products especially cigarettes. Every year, health cost and lost productivity costs the United States almost $150 billion. "For each pack of cigarettes sold in 1999,...
  • Smoker Will Greatly Benefit From Successful Quit Smoking Cancer Year
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    Once I quit smoking, I knew it was the right thing to do. The average smoker will greatly benefit from successful quitting for these reasons: risks of cancer are significantly reduced, physical endurance can be regained, and your life span will cease to shorten. 390, 000 people died last year. Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States, causing more than 400, 000 deaths each year and resulting in an annual cost of more than $75 billion in direct medical costs. Na...
  • How To Quit Smoking
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    Smoking is a bad habit which many people are infected with, yet others are trying to quit smoking and get away from it, but not all of them succeed. In fact, anyone who want to quit smoking needs to follow certain steps. To begin with, you need to make a plan and get ready. First, set a quit date. Next, change your environment. For example, get rid of all cigarettes and ashtrays in your home, car and place of work, and don't let people smoke in your home. Also review your past attempts to quit....
  • Behavior Change The Primary
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    The primary goal of my behavior change project is not to quit smoking, but to cut back on the amount of cigarettes that I smoke per day. Since I enjoy smoking after I eat, I plan to allow myself a cigarette after each meal, after that I am allowing myself three other cigarettes per day. This will total six cigarettes per day, which may seem like a lot to some people, but this is a dramatic cutback. This is a six week project, in which each week I will subtract one cigarette from the total, until...