Why You Should Quit

Smoking causes 90 percent of COPD cases. And although it isn't possible to reverse damage to your lungs caused by ciagrette smoke, the single best thing you can do today for your health moving forward is to stop smoking for good.

Quitting today will halt the damage to your lungs, ease symptoms, increase your life span, and improve your overall quality of life.

The Effects of Smoking

Explore the physical effects of smoking on the human body, including deterioration of the lungs, heart, eyes, blood vessels, and skin.

The Smoking and COPD Connection

Although a variety of risk factors, such as air pollutants and genetics, can lead to COPD, cigarette smoking is far and away the leading cause of the disease.

10 Tips to Help You Quit Smoking

Quitting smoking is extremely difficult—even after you’ve been diagnosed with COPD.

Coping With Relapse

Relapse can happen for any number of reasons. Some common factors are stress, weight gain, and nicotine and tobacco withdrawal symptoms.

Eastern Remedies to Help You Quit

Green tea and acupuncture are two methods derived from ancient Chinese medical practices that can help you quit smoking.

Quitting Smoking and Your Environment

Knowing how your environment affects your habit is a critical component that can help you put down cigarettes for good.

Build a Smoking Cessation Support System

Quitting smoking is a process that can be filled with ups and downs, but with help throughout the journey, your chance for success will be much higher than going at it alone.

Dealing With Nicotine Withdrawal

If you’ve ever tried to quit using tobacco products, you have probably experienced withdrawal symptoms— irritability, headaches, fatigue, and even constipation.


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