All tobacco products whether smoked, rolled or chewed are harmful. Tobacco contains nicotine which is addictive, and all tobacco products have serious health consequences. Outlined below are some of the tobacco products you may need help to quit. Cigarettes Cigarettes are made up of tobacco, a range of chemical additives, a filter and paper andRead More About Tobacco – Know the Risks
After the year we have all just experienced, seeing friends, going out and having a social life is really important. But who we see, where we go and what we do can have a big impact on if and what we smoke. Smoking might seem completely normal if your friends smoke. But you can becomeRead More About Does your social life affect your smoking habits?
Giving up smoking can be a challenge and everyone’s journey to becoming smoke free will be different. Learning what makes quitting unique for some women may help you become smoke free too. Understanding Triggers Reminders of smoking, like seeing or smelling a cigarette can make you crave one too, along with negative emotions. Feeling stressedRead More About Become a smoke free woman today!
Looking for a new hobby and challenge for the summer holidays? Could wild swimming be for you? Open-water swimming can help improve your mood and sense of wellbeing and is often free. You do need to be a confident swimmer and in reasonable health. As a health trainer, I encourage my clients to create aRead More About Open water swimming – one way to increase mental and physical fitness
So many people, including myself have been inspired to reduce their plastics after watching David Attenborough’s ‘Blue Planet’. The extent of problem can feel overwhelming at times but the global campaign, ‘Plastic Free July’, provides some fantastic resources and tips on how you can do you bit, from pledging to carry a re-useable coffee cup,Read More About How does reducing plastic improve our health?
French teacher aged 47, joined the course in March 2021. Her main objective was to give up smoking because of her teeth. She smoked 30 cigarettes per day and was very keen to give up as she was displeased with her discoloured teeth and plus she recently lost 3 of them. She was not aRead More About All the money saved paid for her teeth whitening!
It took three weeks longer than expected, but the virtual walk along Route 66 was successfully completed. The team had planned to complete the walk, some 2448 miles, during May Healthy walking month, but had fallen short. As May came to an end rather than give up, the team soldiered on and crossed the finishRead More About We did it! Route 66 find success
Tonight, England face off against Germany in the knockout stage of Euro 2020, and it’s been 25 years since Gareth Southgate missed a penalty against the German Team that saw us crash out of the 1996 Euros, so let’s hope that this evening’s game will bring a new ending to that particular story. Conversation todayRead More About England v’s Germany Euro 2020 – How many pints will you sink?
Female patient aged 40 years old smoker of 20 cigarettes per day- 12 weeks pregnant and has previously used NRT. She came to the service as she was finding it very hard to quit on her own, although she had bought NRT to support her quit attempt. She was told many years ago that sheRead More About This pregnancy was a ‘miracle pregnancy’ in her eyes – so she was desperate to quit
Yesterday was the hottest day of the year so far, and whilst we may have drunk more than normal, I bet very few of us drank enough – the recommended daily intake of 3 litres per day. As gorgeous as the warm weather is, it can pose health risks, including heatstroke and sun burn, butRead More About Are you drinking enough water?