Health Awareness Archive

Rules That Smokers Need To Be Aware Of; Home and Abroad

Believe it or not, each country has their own laws on smoking – and in the case of the USA, the laws vary per state and sometimes even city – it can get very confusing. We’ve given some examples of smoking laws below, but it’s always worth doing your homework before travelling, if you’re a […]

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5 Benefits of Quitting Smoking

There are many benefits to quitting smoking. The obvious ones are financial and health related. We’re reported some interesting stats before on how your body adapts to cutting out cigarettes, including your blood pressure & heart rate both dropping within 20 minutes of quitting, your lung function increasing within three months of quitting and your […]

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The Secret Tips and Tricks To Help You Stop Smoking

Quitting cigarettes is hard – we’re not going to beat around the bush here. But there are many things you can do to increase your chances of quitting and going cold-turkey, and we’ve got a few secret ones here that no one ever tells you…

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Tips and Tricks for Conceiving

Some people are fortunate and fall pregnant very easily, but for some it may take a little longer – it’s just the way of life. Whether it’s taking longer than expected or you’re about to start trying and want some help on what to do to improve your chances, we’ve compiled a list of some […]

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5 Ways To Avoid Hair Loss

OK, so before some of you get excited, we’re talking about non-genetic hair loss – we can’t help prevent genetic hair loss, it’s going to happen whether you want it to or not, unfortunately. Our advice to you? Embrace it. There’s nothing you can do stop it (unless you’re Wayne Rooney and can afford a […]

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What to replace smoking with, other than food or drink

One of the biggest worries harboured by smokers thinking of quitting the addictive habit is what they’ll do when the cravings kick in; and what they can do to stop themselves replacing smoking all their favourite types of junk food, increasing the risk of obesity. DID YOU KNOW…? 20 minutes after quitting cigarettes: your blood […]

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Top Healthy Eating Tips for 2016

If you are a sceptic who wrongly believes that healthy food is too expensive compared to fast food, or that it would be much quicker to order and wait for a takeaway than to cook a nice homemade meal with fresh ingredients, then this post is most definitely one for you! Alternatively, you may like […]

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The Laws Around Smoking And What You Should Know

Back in 2007 the Smoke Free law was introduced which made it illegal to smoke in public enclosed / substantially enclosed areas and workplaces for the health of workers and those around the local vicinity. Everyone knows that this law came into place, but it’s not the last one to deal with the topic of […]

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How To Reduce High Cholesterol

There is a pretty strong chance that you would’ve heard the word ‘cholesterol’ branded about in the news and on television, but are you aware of what it is and that it is carried around your body through your blood. To put it simply, cholesterol is a combination of fat and protein, and can either […]

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Why Should You Quit Smoking?

According to ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) there are roughly 10 million adult smokers in the UK alone, effectively equating to around a sixth of the UK’s population. Sure, everyone realises that cigarettes are bad for you and cause a multitude of nasty and serious health problems, but did you know that roughly half […]

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