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This is possibly one of the hardest things to do, but it is also the best thing you can do for your heart and overall health. Smoking is a no-win battle. Continuing to smoke, regardless of several health warnings is the real proof of how strong the addiction actually is. Make a resolution to quit. Write down a list of reasons why you should quit. There are various solutions available for help, you just have to find the best one for yourself. Whether it’s Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Hypnotherapy or the increasingly popular, E cigarettes; they can all work if you can make the resolution to quit for good. Billion Hearts Beating will continually support you, every step of the way! Watch this space for more.

January 10, 2017

Cigarette smoking has disastrous consequences: It damages just about every organ of the body and leads to the general deterioration of the smoker’s health. Cigarette smoking is deadlier on an annual basis than HIV/AIDS, motor vehicle crashes, drug abuse, alcoholism, suicide, and murder … combined. Smoking and Respiratory Disease Breathing in cigarette smoke is terribly Read more…

December 22, 2016

Ending the year on a healthy note is the best way to begin it on one. There’s an old Zen saying that you cannot fill a cup that’s already full. So out with your bad habits! But of course, you’ve been trying to give them up for years. So let’s start with some you may Read more…

October 12, 2016

Smoking is never good for anyone and there is never a right time, age or gender to smoke. When you are pregnant and you smoke, you are not only harming yourself but also the little life living inside you. You are not only responsible for yourself but also the one who is completely dependent on Read more…

August 16, 2016

We know smoking is bad for us. Yet it’s one of the hardest habits to kick. On an average, people take at least seven attempts to quit. Here we list some techniques to help aid your fight.

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May 23, 2016

Feel your heart beating faster, when you’re nervous or wrench a little, when you watch a sad movie? These feelings are common, but not all matters of the heart are about emotions or what you feel. Ensuring you have the best for your heart is not as difficult as it sounds! You can do so Read more…

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May 18, 2016

This no tobacco day, quit smoking with the aid of food. Solution to this habit lies in your kitchen. Cinnamon Simply inhaling deeply on a cinnamon stick mimics the deep drag on a flavourful cigarette. You can chew on a small piece of cinnamon stick to curb your cravings. Ginger This root is very good Read more…

May 12, 2016

The great thing about quitting smoking is that you feel the difference immediately. Some benefits show up as quickly as within a few days of quitting. Here are some of the immediate benefits of quitting smoking.

May 12, 2016

Quitting smoking is one of the hardest things that most former smokers have ever done. Common fears and misconceptions about quitting smoking can make things even more difficult for potential quitters. Here are some myths and facts surrounding smoking.

May 12, 2016

You’ve heard all about cancer, heart disease and all the other reasons to quit smoking. Here are some more lesser known, but equally strong reasons to quit.

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May 6, 2016

Why wait for tomorrow when you can quit today!!! If you really want to quit smoking, just replace the word TOMORROW with TODAY and LATER with NOW. Here is how you should plan your quitting. Set a date Pick a day and time in the near future that you expect to be relatively stress-free so you Read more…

January 6, 2016

The best thing you can do for your heart is quit smoking for good. It’s not easy. But there is hope. Here are some helpful, proven ways to help you give up the unhealthy habit.

September 9, 2015

Deciding to quit smoking is simple; the difficult part begins when you start working on your decision. And hello there, you’re not alone.  We understand what you feel. Here are a few challenges that you might face while trying to quit smoking, with their solutions! 1. Peer pressure –   It’s the time when you’ve only Read more…

May 29, 2015

Source: Web MD Sip Cold Water and Eat Small Meals Sipping cold water through a straw can help replace the act of sucking on a cigarette. It also releases dopamine, a feel-good brain chemical that can help ease bad moods. Eating small meals can also help you get past the urge to smoke. Choose lean, Read more…

May 29, 2015

Source: 1. Drink your milk Milk doesn’t just do your body good; it may also help you quit smoking. According to a study from Duke University, smokers reported that drinking milk worsened the taste of cigarettes, making them less likely to want to light up. On the other hand, the study found that alcohol Read more…

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Smoking
May 29, 2015

Source: Hindustan Times Smoking affects your bone health Want to keep fit? Get this straight: Your habit of holding that roll of toxins can ruin everything. Osteoporosis and smoking have a strong connection. Nicotine, carbon monoxide and other toxins can affect bone health. Adolescents and peri-menopausal women are at great risk. Successive researches suggest that Read more…

May 15, 2015

“Come to where the flavour is”- doesn’t this statement by a favorite brand vaguely remind you of the story of a Pied Piper of Hamelin? How the beautiful music of his pipe became a reason of the unfortunate fate of his followers But what about the destiny of all those who still follow the pipe, Read more…

March 4, 2015

Benefits of Quitting Smoking

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May 28, 2014

Supporting a loved one while they quit is one of the most important things you can do to help them have a longer, healthier life. As a friend or family member, it is important to offer your help each step of the way. Even when quitting gets hard, telling someone they can do it can Read more…

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May 28, 2014

When you quit smoking, the benefits begin within minutes of your last cigarette. At 20 minutes after quitting: Blood pressure decreases. Pulse rate drops. Body temperature of hands and feet increases.   At 8 hours: Carbon monoxide level in blood drops to normal. Oxygen level in blood increases to normal.   At 24 hours: Chance of a heart attack decreases. Read more…

May 28, 2014

On average, people who quit smoking gain about 10 pounds according to the World Heart Federation. Weight gain while quitting smoking can be traced to two factors. First, you eat more. If you’re not smoking, you want to put something else in your mouth. Since you now can smell and taste food better, things like Read more…

May 28, 2014

1. Make it a family affair: Ask other smokers in your family to join you in quitting. 2. Make a bet: Bet one of your smoking friends that if one of you quits for a month, the other has to buy a steak dinner. 3. Pay a fine: Agree to quit smoking or pay a Read more…

May 28, 2014

Do remove all lighters and ashtrays from your home. Remove anything that reminds you of smoking Do make a list of reasons for wanting to quit Do set a quit date Do take the help of Nicotine Replacement Therapies available to you Do have a plan for when cravings strike. Do believe in yourself and your ability to Read more…

May 28, 2014

Quitting smoking is one of the hardest but best thing you can do. Which is why, any support that comes your way must be considered. A surprising support is that of music. De addiction specialists say that most people can’t stay quit because they don’t know hoe to deal with cigarette cravings. Therefore, it is Read more…