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  1. Stoptober and the e-cigarette

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    About 1.1 million e-cigarette users are ex-smokers, while the rest are current smokers who have reduced their cigarette use by mixing the two.

  2. Don't become an ex-smoker - become a non-smoker!

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    Don't become an ex-smoker - become a non-smoker!, Unfortunately, many smokers need a 'practice run' or two - on average people who quit successfully have tried t...

  3. 'Asthma isn't a serious disease? I guess they don't consider AIR a necessity … '

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    In addition the RCP suggest that patients: Should be encouraged to reflect their known triggers, eg increasing medication before the start of the hay fever season, avoiding non-steroidal anti-in...

  4. Cardiovascular Risk Assessment

    PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Smoking status (yes/no): smoking status should reflect lifetime exposure to tobacco and not simply tobacco use at the time of assessment (eg, those who have given up smoking within five years should b...

  5. Erectile Dysfunction

    PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    It reported that drinking three or more standard alcoholic drinks per week might reduce sexual satisfaction and impair erectile function in current smokers and might have less effect in those...

  6. E-cigarettes

    Condition Leaflet

    Most regular smokers are addicted to nicotine. If you are a regular smoker, when the blood level of nicotine falls, you usually develop withdrawal symptoms such as restlessness, i...

  7. Smoking - The Facts

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    All these atheroma-related diseases are more common in smokers. Sexual problems . Smokers are more likely than non-smokers to have erection problems (impotence) or have ...

  8. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

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    The disease is more common in people who smoke or have been smokers at some time. Viral infections. These include viruses such as the Epstein-Barr virus that causes glandular fever , and ...

  9. Dyspepsia in Pregnancy

    Condition Leaflet

    Stop smoking if you are a smoker The chemicals from cigarettes relax the sphincter muscle and make acid reflux more likely.

  10. Industrial Dust Diseases

    PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Asbestos-related lung cancer Lung cancer is a common disease amongst smokers but it has an increased incidence in those with asbestosis (40-50% risk of death from bronchial carcinoma in sm...

  11. Infertility - a Basic Understanding

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    It has been estimated that in each menstrual cycle, smokers have about two thirds the chance of conceiving compared to non-smokers. Smoking is also harmful to a developing baby if th...

  12. Assessment of the Patient with Established Diabetes

    PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Is the patient a smoker? If so, what help would they like to become a non-smoker and are they aware of the importance of stopping smoking?

  13. Bupropion (Zyban®)

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    Most regular smokers are addicted to nicotine. If you are a smoker, when the blood level of nicotine falls, you usually develop withdrawal symptoms such as restlessness, increased...

  14. Audit and Audit Cycle

    PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    The outcome of care - eg, the number of smokers who quit smoking for one year. Audit should be transparent and non-judgemental.

  15. Thyroid Eye Disease

    PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Risk factors [ 1 ] Current smoking increases the risk of developing TED (relative risk of 7 for heavy smokers) although ex-smokers are not at increased risk. [ 8 ] Risk increa...

  16. Pressure Ulcers

    Condition Leaflet

    Are a smoker . Are incontinent of urine or stool (faeces). This causes damp skin which is more easily damaged.

  17. Absolute Risk and Relative Risk

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    For example, the groups could be smokers and non-smokers. All sorts of groups are compared to others in medical research to see if belonging to a group increases or decreases your ri...

  18. Anogenital Warts

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    Treatment may be a little uncomfortable and cause some irritation of the skin around the area that is being treated. Also, smokers tend to respond less well to treatment, so stopping smoking ...

  19. Antenatal Examinations

    PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Women at higher risk of complications during pregnancy (eg, older than 40 years), smokers, very young mothers, and those without social support. Problems associated with previous pregnanci...

  20. Hypervitaminosis

    PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    However, beta-carotene supplements, with or without retinyl palmitate, taken for 5-8 years have been associated with an increased risk of lung cancer and cardiovascular disease in current and...