Monthly Archives: January 2016

  • Nicotine Replacement Therapy – Patch

    Posted on January 8, 2016 by Janice Burgess in Uncategorized.

      NRT Patches are available in three strengths: 21 mg, 14 mg, and 7 mg If you smoke about 20 cigarettes per day, I would recommend you start with a 21 mg patch. If you smoke about 10 cigarettes per day, I would recommend you start with a 14 mg patch. Patches provide a constant […]

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  • NRT – Gum

    Posted on January 5, 2016 by Janice Burgess in Uncategorized.

    Nicotine Replacement Therapy Gum can effectively provide quick relief from cravings or withdrawal symptoms when you quit smoking. The gum is available in a 2 mg and 4 mg strength. If you smoke more than half a pack every day, start with the 4 mg strength. If you smoke less than half a pack every […]

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  • Update on E-Cigs

    Posted on January 5, 2016 by Janice Burgess in Uncategorized.

    A new Harvard University study suggests e-cigarette flavouring causes ‘popcorn lung.’ Bronchiolitis obliterans is called that because the condition first arose in staff who worked at factories that packaged microwave popcorn. Lead author Joseph Allen says its caused by a common flavouring compound called diacetyl. “Recognition of the hazards associated with inhaling flavoring chemicals started […]

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  • START Quitting

    Posted on January 5, 2016 by Janice Burgess in Uncategorized.

    S – Set a quit date T – Tell a Friend (someone who will support your goals) A – Anticipate Challenges R – Remove Tobacco Products T – Therapy. Consider taking drug therapy to help with cravings and withdrawal symptoms, and partnering with a quit smoking coach like me!

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