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Mayo pharmacists launch quit smoking service

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As Lent gets into full swing, many people will be trying to kick their smoking habit.

€5.2 million electronic cigarette production site to bring jobs boost

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Electronic cigarette company Ros Dumhach Cógaisíochta Teo (trading as Rossport Pharmaceutical) announced this week that it is to create 138 jobs at a new €5.2 million production site to be based in Corr na Móna, Co Galway, with the support of Údarás na Gaeltachta.

The addictive nature of smoking

“I completely understand why you wouldn’t want to give it up,” said Dr David Abrams, an addiction researcher at the National Institutes of Health. “It’s more difficult to get off nicotine than heroin or cocaine.” Dr Abrams and Michael Fiore, MD, a professor of medicine at the University of Wisconsin, both agree that counselling is the best way to quit smoking for good.

Quit smoking with hypnosis

Some years back the largest study ever conducted into stopping smoking was undertaken in the USA and published in the New Scientist magazine. It studied everything from willpower, nicotine patches, positive thinking, placebos, chewing gum - and the conclusion was that most of the methods turned out to be hopeless. Hypnosis however came out as the most effective anti-smoking technique. Figures showed that hypnotherapy was 300 per cent more successful than nicotine replacement therapies and 500 per cent more successful than methods that are based on willpower alone.

Support COPE by quitting smoking for the New Year

Galway-based company Progressive Living is offering its quit smoking therapy free to COPE Galway staff and clients in a bid to kick-start New Year resolutions to give up cigarettes.

Mayo Healthy Living Month

Erris leads the way with healthy heart talk

Quit smoking with hypnosis

Some years back the largest study ever conducted into stopping smoking was undertaken in the USA and published in New Scientist magazine. It studied everything from willpower, nicotine patches, and positive thinking to placebos, chewing gum, etc, and the conclusion was: “Most of the methods turned out to be hopeless, hypnosis however came out as the most effective anti-smoking technique.”

Nicotine Anonymous

Meetings of the Castlebar Nicotine Anonymous will take place on Thursdays from 6.30pm to 7.30pm in the Social Services Centre, Castle Street Car Park, Castlebar.

Nicotine Anonymous

A meeting of the Castlebar Nicotine Anonymous will take place on Thursdays from 6.30pm to 7.30pm in the Social Services Centre, Castle Street car park.

 

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