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Quit smoking: When To See A Doctor

Find answers to commonly asked questions about quitting smoking.

Why is it so difficult to quit smoking

Tobacco smoke contains nicotine, which is addictive. Nicotine withdrawal makes the process of quitting smoking very difficult

No Smoking Facts –

After 5 years with no smoking, the body will have healed itself enough for the arteries and blood vessels to begin to widen again. The widening means the blood is less likely to clot, lowering the risk of stroke.

After 10 years, a person's chances of developing lung cancer and dying from this illness is halved in comparison with a person who continues to smoke. The likelihood of developing mouth, throat, or pancreatic cancer will also have significantly reduced.

  • What triggers stress?
    Stress is your body’s reaction to a trigger. Its is generally a short-term experience. Stress is not necessarily negative. There can be positive affects from stress. When stress helps you pull of the impossible, it is positive. Stress can however lead to insomnia, poor concentration, and impaired ability to do the things you normally do, which is very negative. Stress is a response to a threat in any given situation.
  • What triggers anxiety?
    Anxiety is a sustained mental health disorder that can be triggered by stress. Anxiety does not fade away, it hangs on and can cause significant consequences in social, occupational, and other important areas of your life affecting your ability to function. Long terms chronic stress can lead to long-term chronic anxiety. Anxiety & Stress is a complaint among people irrespective of their age. There can be various reasons for the development of Anxiety & Stress and determining the exact cause is essential to obtain proper treatment.
  • How does stress affect your health?
    It can affect your health in many ways. It can cause headaches, high blood pressure, chest pain, heart palpitation, skin rashes, loss of sleep.
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