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Today is day 270 of freedom from the cigarettes and their foul smell.
I work in the health industry and used to hate the fact that I used to smell of smoking and people would notice it and make comments behind my back.
After 44 years of being slave to the addiction, I have made 270 days of freedom from that foul smell and the devastating effects smoking has had on my health.
It was nowhere ne...
I have been on Champix for 9 days now. Initially, I was concerned about the many reported side effects so I made a habit of taking the tablets in the middle of a meal. In other words, eat half of what was on the plate, take the tablet with a glass of water and then finish my meal.
Luckily, so far I have seen none of the side effects of Champix but seem to have gotten all the benefits. I was (and...
I want to quit because after over 40 years of smoking, I have developed artery problems in my leg that stop me from walking normal distances. When I realised that I had artery narrowings in my leg, I immediately realised that if this was happening in my leg, it would also be happening elsewhere, including around the heart.
This was confirmed by my Cardiologist and I am due in for Angiogram week...
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