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... smoking, and diet - particularly avoiding saturated fats. Those who have had a heart condition usually should take low-dose 75mg aspirin to reduce the stickiness of the blood, so decreasing the chance ...
... of asthma, allergy or eczema in the family. Environmental factors such as house dust mite, pollution, smoking (including passive smoking and smoking during pregnancy), or a viral infection probably combine ...
... of asthma, allergy or eczema in the family. Environmental factors such as house dust mite, pollution, passive smoking, or a viral infection probably combine with genetic factors to increase the chances ...
... coffee, tea, and smoking can all act as stimulants to the bowel and provoke an attack + Regular exercise and relaxation techniques can help to avoid painful IBS  ...
... as smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels and lack of activity also increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease.  ...
If you smoke, giving up smoking is one of the most important things to do – people with rheumatoid arthritis who do not smoke do better over time. Aim for a healthy weight as ...
... eczema in the family. Environmental factors such as house dust mite, pollution, passive smoking (including the mother smoking during pregnancy), or a viral infection probably combine with genetic factors ...
... itself can be caused by some medicines, or by continually breathing through the mouth and not using the nose. Smoking, drinking lots of alcohol, coffee or tea also causes bad breath as these dry up ...
Stopping smoking is not easy but it can be done. To be successful you have to really want to stop and you have to be ready.  ...
10. Wind
... and cause discomfort. Some simple life-style changes can help reduce burping and passing wind. Eating slowly, chewing food thoroughly, stopping smoking and not chewing gum will all reduce the amount ...
... period pain and can severely affect ...Learn more Infertility Smoking affects fertility, and heavy drinking is also harmful...Learn more  ...
...  Wearing high heels or shoes with rigid soles, which stop the leg muscle pump working properly Smoking cigarettes and other forms of tobacco, having a high cholesterol level or high blood pressure, ...
... lighter in mood, less depressed, and more able to relax and sleep at night. If you smoke, make every effort to give. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for help and advice. Stopping smoking is the single ...
14. Tips
Stopping smoking is not easy. You are faced with numerous triggers in the first few months when you stop smoking. Here are some tips on how to avoid the triggers, tips for staying smoke-free and ways ...
... to children under 16 years of age If you smoke, stop smoking  ...
... at the horizon Don't let the inside of your car get to hot Avoid reading in the car Avoid sitting in areas where there are strong odours or people smoking  ...
... together and from where it may be obtained. Talk to you pharmacist if you also want practical advice on life style changes such as stopping smoking, lowering cholesterol levels and changing your ...
... and narrow. Large amounts of sticky mucus are also produced in the airways, narrowing them still further. If smoking or exposure to the pollutants continues, breathing gets more difficult and the person ...
... and from where it may be obtained. Talk to you pharmacist if you also want practical advice on life style changes such as stopping smoking, lowering cholesterol levels and changing your diet.  ...
... misuse. There is now strong evidence to suggest that smoking cannabis, particularly the more potent variety known as skunk, doubles the risk of someone developing schizophrenia, especially if the drug ...
... or eczema in the family. Environmental factors such as house dust mite, pollution, passive smoking (including the mother smoking during pregnancy), or a viral infection probably combine with genetic ...
Give up smoking Do not blow your nose too hard as it damages the delicate internal membranes of your nose Try steam inhalation ...
... to snoring because of the extra pressure placed on the muscles around the throat. Smoking, colds and allergies can all irritate or block the nasal passages, which can lead to snoring. Alcohol and some ...
Why Quit Smoking? Physical and psychological Smoking creates both physical and psychological dependency. Breaking both these habits at once is a very big challenge. It's so big, in fact, that ...
... to snoring because of the extra pressure placed on the muscles around the throat. Smoking, colds and allergies can all irritate or block the nasal passages, which can lead to snoring. Alcohol and some ...
Stop smoking Keep alcohol intake below the recommended limits Eat a diet low in salt and low in fatty and sugary foods  ...
... throat and loosen mucus. Do not smoke or allow other people to smoke in the presence of your child. In addition to the smoke irritating your child's cough, passive smoking increases the risk of your ...
Exercising, walking and stretching regularly Avoiding caffeine-containing products – e.g. tea and coffee Reducing alcohol intake Stopping smoking Taking ...
... children because, apart from all of the other risks to the child's health, passive smoking appears to increase the risk of ear infections in children.  ...
Give up smoking - see Give Up Smoking section Try to reduce stress and anxiety Make sure you discuss the problem with your partner Try to think about ...
Try and reduce stress in your life Learn a relaxation technique such as yoga Do not drink alcohol to try and relax If you smoke, try to stop - see give up smoking section  ...
... might smell of smoke. Print out your strategy and look at it whenever you feel tempted. If you have decided to use a stop smoking product visit your Pharmacist and ask for their advice.  ...
After 15 years of not smoking, your risk of a heart attack is the same as if you'd never smoked at all. If you stop smoking, within a year, your risk of heart attack falls to about half that ...
... minor bump or fall) • Low body weight • An over active thyroid gland • Intestinal conditions that cause malabsorption (colitis) • Smoking • ...
... is increased by smoking and drinking alcohol.  ...
...  have their blood pressure measured at least every 5 years. Those with high normal values or with other risk factors such as diabetes or smoking should be measured at least annually.  ...
... not drink more than 12.5 units per week. If you smoke, give up. Stopping smoking lowers your risk of bowel cancer and is the most effective way of preventing cardiovascular problems such as heart ...
There is a range of different treatments available that can double your chances of giving up smoking. All of these products are available on prescription from your doctor, so it doesn't have to cost ...
...  cancer. Smoking- People who are infected with hepatitis B or C have a higher risk of liver cancer if they smoke. Other factors like diabetes, obesity, family history of liver cancer ...
It is known that smokers and ex-smokers have a particularly high risk of developing the disease: although most lung cancers are related to smoking, 10% of people with lung cancer have never smoked. However, ...
... It is in fact the cocktail of more than 4000 toxins in cigarette smoke that are responsible for the majority of the harmful effects. In other words, it is the delivery system, i.e. smoking, which is responsible ...
... cause the veins to enlarge and blood to pool in the legs Wearing high heels or shoes with rigid soles can stop the leg muscle pump working properly Smoking cigarettes and other forms of tobacco, having ...
... number of sexual partners or having sex from a young age can increase the chances of a woman becoming infected with HPV. Other risk factors include smoking, long-term use of oral contraceptives, a weakened ...
...  3. Stop Smoking Smoking introduces harsh chemicals into the body that slow its circulation. As the skin depends on a healthy circulation for all its nutrients, smokers find ...
... smoking may increase the risk by as much as double for some people. Being overweight (obese). Some medical conditions such as having high blood pressure (hypertension) may increase ...
... and not smoking will also all help to maintain a healthy circulation. If you do develop chilblains it is important that you do not scratch the area. Scratching chilblains increases the inflammation and ...
...  Give up smoking, or if you cannot give up, avoid smoking after meals.  ...
... fat, or a very rich/spicy diet may all upset the working of the bowel and trigger the symptoms of IBS Alcohol, coffee, tea and smoking can all act as stimulants to the bowel and provoke an attack ...
Trying to become pregnant and having a baby is the best incentive for giving up smoking for mothers and their partners. Just two of the known effects of smoking during pregnancy are an increase in the ...
... 5 portions of fruit and vegetables each day, limiting alcohol consumption, stopping smoking and taking regular exercise (see living with high cholesterol levels in the section below). If, after a ...