Home > Lifestyle > Stop smoking > Stop smoking advice Stop smoking advice All sections in Stop Smoking » Effects of smoking » Stop smoking advice » Other forms of tobacco use » Smoking FAQs » Smoking in SA » Stop Smoking News » Smoking alternatives Ex-smokers' risk of diabetes diminishes over time While smoking is linked to an increased risk of developing diabetes, this risk appears to drop over the long term once cigarette use stops, a review suggests. Ask Stop Smoking Advice » Assess Ready to quit smoking? » Assess Are you at risk for cancer? » Assess Are you at risk for COPD? » Quit smoking this year Is this the best anti-smoking ad ever? Low nicotine cigarettes may help you quit Smokers who switched to special low-nicotine cigarettes wound up smoking less and were more likely to try to quit, researchers found. Teens lured by flavoured tobacco products Flavoured tobacco products are enticing a new generation of America's youth into nicotine addiction, tobacco-related disease and early death, according to US CDC. Finding the best treatment for quitting smoking According to research, most smokers who try to give up tobacco fail within the first week, so matching them to the best treatment is essential. Champix FAQs Champix, a prescription drug that reduced the urge to smoke, is the newest tool available to help smokers kick the habit. Smoking and Oral Health Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable illness and premature death – approximately half of all smokers will die of a smoking-related illness. Smoking, premature ageing and quitting Tobacco smoking seriously affects internal organs, particularly the heart and lungs, but it also affects a person’s appearance. London considers ban on smoking in parks, squares A new report suggests that smoking should be banned in London's parks and other landmarks to discourage smoking. Weight gain after quitting A belief popular among smokers and non-smokers is that smoking is an efficient way to control body weight. Smoking and erectile dysfunction Erectile dysfunction (ED) is defined as the recurrent or persistent inability to achieve and/or maintain an erection adequate for satisfactory intercourse. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Dehydration at a glance What could happen in the next 37 seconds? Fifty and fabulous! There’s something newly cool about turning 50 World Thrombosis Day 2015 Live healthier Make a change and get moving! » The dangers of blood clots Fit people live longer Exercise is key to health in old age How you can get moving Fee like a useless lump of laziness just laying on the couch? Fear not, there's hope for you! Here's how you can get active. Up for grabs! » To vape or not to vape? Twisp's new range of e-cigs Discover your Twisp Win one of the 3 new devices from Twisp! Now you can stand a chance of winning one of the 3 new devices, as well as flavours and accessories worth R2000 each!