Quit smoking during Pride

 LGBTQ+ people are far more likely to smoke than straight people. Around seven in 10 LGBTQ+ people smoke regularly, casually or are former smokers. Caroline Kenny, Clinical Professional Lead for Tobacco control at Everyone Health said “There is limited research into why the prevalence for smoking is so high within the LGBTQ+ community but we

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Stress and Smoking

It’s a common misconception that smoking is an instant stress-reliver, which is likely why so many of us turn to tobacco to cope when stress hits. However, research continues to show that smoking *actually* increases anxiety and tension. How, you ask? Well, this is because nicotine creates an immediate feeling of relaxation which is what

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Stopping Smoking at Ramadan

Replace shisha with Isha this Ramadan. It’s a common misconception that shisha is ‘better’ for you than smoking tobacco, however did you know that just 1 shisha session (*which lasts typically 20-80 minutes) is the same amount of carbon monoxide as smoking over 100 cigarettes? Just like regular cigarette smoking, these toxins from tobacco-based shisha

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Top Tips for a fun and inexpensive Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, celebrated annually on the February 14 started out as a Christian feast day celebrating Saint Valentine. Over time it has become a commercial celebration across the globe of romance and love and will see flowers and chocolates given and romantic meals enjoyed. But if you are watching the pounds – both your weight

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This has been one of the best times I’ve had, to think that giving up smoking is hard. I found it very easy a lot of it was down to the encouragement from the staff and the environment they create. The best thing I’ve done in years.
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