Quitting smoking is the most effective action you can take to improve your overall health and prevent many diseases or illnesses. It is hard to quit smoking and a lot of people make many tries to quit before becoming a non smoker.
Medication is commonly used to help smokers quit. There is no magic formula to determine who needs medication. If you smoke more than a pack a day, have had significant withdrawal symptoms during previous quit attempts, or have
Heart disease is the #1 cause of death in most industrialized countries. Stroke is #4. Health research has identified several important factors that are linked to the development of coronary heart disease and stroke. By identifying any risk factors you may have and by taking some action to prevent developing coronary heart disease and stroke, you may be able to reduce your risk.
It is important to know that there are some things you cannot control. The following are closely related to increased risk: