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"Seven in 10 smokers in Wales want to quit - Help Me Quit is the best way to make that happen.
Other smokers may find that avoiding certain triggers -- other smokers, drinking or even the shops they bought cigarettes from -- can help them quit smoking for good, she said.
State exco Jagdeep Singh Deo said the arrears for quit rent amounted to RM65 million to date.
Your doctor can counsel you, prescribe medications (nicotine patches, lozenges and gums), to help you quit and take care of withdrawal symptoms."
"Our Quit Your Way services are here to help people stop the habit and improve their health and bank balances.
However, among adults who smoke, about 2 out of 3 say they want to quit.
Those smokers who do get counseling do not always hear about it from a nurse and often are referred to the Tobacco Quit Line, which can be effective, but is most frequently used by those who already are highly motivated.
In 2009, I even had to undergo a valve replacement in my heart and I was advised to quit smoking at the time, but I just couldn't motivate myself to quit.
Over the past five months, almost 200,000 people from across Wales have engaged with Help Me Quit social media, 60% of adults in Wales have watched a TV advert highlighting the great choices smokers have with NHS quit support, and almost 30,000 people viewed the Help Me Quit website.
With the Excise Tax law of 100 per cent being applied on tobacco and energy drinks, and 50 per cent on carbonated beverages, smokers who had failed to quit the habit after repeated attempts believe the tax is a blessing in disguise.
According to Ubial, since last month's launch of Quit Line, the DOH has been getting an average of 20 calls per day from smokers who want to give up the habit.
(2) Although smoking shortens life by up to 10 years in the general US population, some of those lost years can be "regained" if people quit smoking.
The greatest benefits are achieved if you quit by age 40, but quitting at any age can extend your life and help you avoid problems such as lung cancer, emphysema and atherosclerosis (hardening or stiffening of the arteries).
Smokers across Yorkshire and the Humber are being urged to take part in Stoptober - the mass quitting challenge from Public Health England (PHE) starting on October 1 - and join nearly 15 million people across the country who have already quit.
THE TRIAL BY NICOLA LINDSON-HAWLEY, PH.D., is well designed and suggests that setting a quit date and quitting abruptly increases long-term cessation rates in smokers who want to quit.