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NICODERM CQ

The Nicoderm CQ patch is one of the most popular stop-smoking products available. It's effective, it's convenient, and it's become quite affordable. Nicoderm CQ earns our highest rating.

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HABITROL

Habitrol offers a solution very similar to Nicoderm CQ. While it's popular and effective, the release is a little less gentle than Nicoderm CQ. However, it costs a little less as well.

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ZERO NICOTINE

Zero Nicotine offers yet another patch solution designed to help you quit smoking. The herbal blend focuses on the elimination of nicotine, rather than replenishing the body with smaller doses of it.

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NICORETTE

Nicorette certainly has it's place in the market place, but when it comes to results it's a little on the light side. It's a better product to assist those trying to maintain their non-smoking status, who need a little help from time to time.

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Stop Smoking

In recent years, there has been a boom in growth for products designed to help you stop smoking. From patches to prescriptions, nicotine delivery systems, herbal products, supplements, chewing gum, and lozenges, the options seem endless.

While the approaches differ, their goals are the same: to give you a healthier, cleaner body. Studies have shown that people who quit smoking have a much better outlook on life. They have more energy and are happier with themselves.

You can also save a lot of money by quitting smoking. A person who smokes a single pack of cigarettes a day can save over $2,500 a year in cigarettes alone - not to mention the money saved on doctor visits and other long-term medical spending.

When looking at different stop smoking programs, there are certain factors you need to consider. Some of these include:

  • Effectiveness.  The bottom line - does the product work? Does it deliver on its claims? Spending your time and money on ineffective smoking products will only lead to frustration.
  • Convenience.  How manageable is the solution? It will do no good if it sits on the shelf and goes unused.
  • Cost.  Is the cost of the product competitive with other smoking solutions?

TopConsumerReviews.com has reviewed and ranked the best stop smoking products available today. We hope this information helps you to kick that smoking habit once and for all!



The Benefits of Quitting Smoking

The benefits of quitting smoking have been well documented over the years. Some of the top benefits include:

Health Benefits
Health benefits include decreasing the risk of having many types of cancer (lung, mouth, esophageal, etc.), decreasing the likelihood of infertility or impotence, and decreasing the chance of having high blood pressure, diabetes, or heart disease. If you don't have any of these health issues already, consider yourself lucky and quit while you're ahead. The surgeon general has stated that quitting has major and immediate benefits to health for women and men whether they already have smoking related health problems or not.

The problems above are health issues associated with smoking but another health issue that comes up when people talk about quitting smoking is weight gain. Many people tend to gain a little weight because they replace having a cigarette in their mouth with putting food in their mouth. For most people the weight gain is 5-10 pounds. Don't let this be a deterrent. The health benefits of quitting far outweigh the risks associated with negligible weight gain. By eating a healthy diet and keeping active you will be able to maintain your 'smokers' weight.

Elimination of Second Hand Smoke
While it is easy to list the health benefits of quitting smoking, the advantages do not end there. You'll also be helping those around you by not producing second hand smoke, setting a good example for your own or other people's children, and getting that pesky cigarette stench out of your hair, wardrobe, car and house. And NO MORE smokers breath!

Financial Benefits
Let's not forget the financial impact smoking can have. Smoking is an expensive habit; extremely expensive if you're a chain smoker. Break out your calculator and follow along here boys and girls. The average price of cigarettes is over $6.75 per pack in the US (as of summer 2012). And year after year the cost will continue to rise as states try to increase tax revenue by raising the tax on cigarettes. If you buy the average pack of cigarettes ($6.75) and smoke two packs a week, it equals more than $700.00 per year. Four packs a week is over $1400.00 per year. One pack a day is nearly $2500.00 per year. That's some serious cash. What would you be able to do with an extra $700.00? $1400.00 every year? What could you do with $2500.00 extra in your piggy bank?

Health benefits and financial benefits are the really the typically at the top of list when it comes to reasons to stop smoking. When looking for methods to help stop the addiction consider a variety of options and don't give up - it's worth the effort.

 



Stop Smoking In The News

AHA: why it's so hard to quit smoking

The science behind why it's so difficult to quit smoking is crystal clear: Nicotine is addictive-reportedly as addictive as cocaine or heroin. Yet any adult can stroll into a drug store and buy ...

Published:  Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:41:00 GMT



Quit Smoking Enzyme Stops Nicotine Addiction in Rats Without Withdrawal Symptoms

An enzyme that could help people quit smoking has been developed by scientists and tested successfully on rats. While its potential to treat human nicotine addiction is some way off, researchers belie...

Published:  Wed, 17 Oct 2018 11:00:00 GMT



Stop smoking for good: Dress rehearsals work

Picture five rose bowls filled to capacity. That's about 500,000 people. And that's about how many people die every year from smoking. Most smokers want to quit, try but often fail. But one woman said ...

Published:  Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:49:00 GMT



Enzyme to help smokers quit by eliminating nicotine in the blood before it reaches the brain

A new treatment for smoking cessation is ready to move into the first stages of human trials to test safety and efficacy(Credit: olinchuk/Depositphotos) The World Heath Organization classifies ...

Published:  Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:12:00 GMT



E-Cigarettes Are 'the Most Popular Stop Smoking Aid in England'

About 2.5 million people use e-cigarettes in England, PHE says, and 51 percent, or almost 1.3 million, have stopped smoking entirely. Half of vapers who still smoke say they are using e-cigarettes ...

Published:  Mon, 08 Oct 2018 10:30:00 GMT



"śWe're Passionate About It': Pharmacists Help Coloradans Quit Smoking

DENVER (CBS4) - Smokers in Colorado looking to quit have another resource to help them give up the habit now that pharmacists can prescribe medications often used to help someone stop smoking.

Published:  Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:03:00 GMT




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