Gov UK recently released a study from China that shows the impact of Covid-19 on smokers and the people around them who are exposed to the second-hand smoke. “The evidence clearly shows COVID-19 virus attacks the respiratory system, which explains why smokers are at greater risk”; the airways and lungs are damaged by smoking and secondhandRead More About Smokers With Covid-19 Are 14 Times More Likely to Develop Severe Disease
Am I at greater risk from Covid-19 if I smoke and how? Yes, Coronavirus attacks the lungs and respiratory system. If you smoke, you are more vulnerable to serious infection with coronavirus because the lungs are already weakened. We have small brush like hairs in the airways called Cilia which move mucous, inhaled debris andRead More About Covid-19 and Smoking
Smoking increases your risk of lung disease, including Covid-19. We can help you quit call us on 0333 005 0095. Our stop smoking practitioners will support you to quit once and for all. They can provide ongoing support via the telephone or digitally and will, if appropriate, prescribe Nicotine replacement therapies. Our services are completelyRead More About Digital and Telephone Stop Smoking Sessions
If you are worried about Covid-19 and trying to quit smoking to reduce the risk, we can help you by providing virtual stop-smoking sessions. Dr Nick Hopkinson is a respiratory consultant and, in a video posted on Fresh, says quitting smoking is an important way for individuals to reduce their risk from Corona Virus becauseRead More About Stop Smoking Virtual Sessions
It is never too late to quit and now is the time. You may have tried before, and maybe you didn’t succeed, but don’t give up! According to recent research you are three times more likely to stop smoking if you get help. Even brief advice increases quit rates, for example, even a 3-minute conversationRead More About No Butts Just Quit
It is estimated that Fire Rescue services in Staffordshire will attend about 37 smoking related house fires each year, costing the county £5.4M. Fatalities are disproportionally high in smoking related fires, careless disposal of cigarettes is the single biggest killer in house fires and totally avoidable. Here is the best advice on how to avoidRead More About Smoking Causes House Fires
Protecting your baby from tobacco smoke is one of the best things you can do to give your child a healthy start in life. Every cigarette contains 4,000 chemicals which can have negative affects during pregnancy and after birth. Smoking negatively affects fertility and ease of conception in both men and women, and can affectRead More About No Womb for Smoking
We’ve all heard of passive smoking, the effects that cigarette smoke has on everyone in the area. But what about pets? All pets are sensitive to nicotine, they have smaller lungs and they nuzzle into the fabrics where the toxins fall and lick the chemicals off their fur whilst grooming. According to the PDSA, almost 80%Read More About Is Smoking Killing Your Pet?
It’s Valentine’s day, you take your partner for a magical date, you buy the perfect gift and then you get home with plans to take their breath away… But the only thing hard is the truth, smoking can cause a lack of sexual desire, erectile dysfunction and decreased sexual performance, even in men as youngRead More About Will You Be Standing to Attention This Valentine’s Day?
If you’ve tried to quit smoking before but couldn’t find the motivation scientists have just found the ultimate reason. Research in the journal Nature shows that lungs have a “magical” ability to repair some of the damage caused by smoking if you stop smoking completely. It was originally believed that the damage caused by smokingRead More About Smoke-damaged Lungs Can Heal