All forms of tobacco such as cigarettes, pipes, cigars, hookahs, and smokeless tobacco are hazardous.....It doesn't help to substitute products that seem like they're better for you than regular cigarettes, for instance e-cigarettes or filtered or low-tar cigarettes....The only thing that really helps a person to avoid the problems associated with smoking is staying smoke free....This isn't always easy, especially if everyone around you who are smoking and offering you the cigarettes... It may help to have your reasons for not smoking ready for times you may feel the pressure, such as "I just don't like it" or "I want to stay in shape for soccer" Examples. football, basketball, or other sport...The good news for people who don't smoke or who want to quit is that studies show that the number of teens who smoke has dropped dramatically... Today, about 20% of high school students smoke — which means 4 out of 5 don't....
If you do smoke and want to quit, you have lots of information and support available. Different approaches to quitting work for different people. For some, quitting cold turkey is best. Others find that a slower approach is the way to go. Some people find that it helps to go to a support group especially for teens. These are sometimes sponsored by local hospitals or organizations like the American Cancer Society. The Internet offers a number of good resources to help people quit smoking.
When quitting, it can be helpful to realize that the first few days are the hardest. So don't give up. Some people find they have a few relapses before they manage to quit for good.
Staying smoke free will give you a whole lot more of everything — more energy, better performance, better looks, more money in your pocket, and, in the long run, more life to live!
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