It doesn't help to substitute products that seem like they're better for you than regular cigarettes, such as e-cigarettes or filtered or low-tar cigarettes.
The only thing that really helps a person avoid the problems associated with smoking is staying smoke-free.
If you do smoke and want to quit, you have lots of information and support available.
Different approaches to quitting work for different people. Others find that a slower approach is the way to go.
Hookahs are usually shared, so there's the additional risk from germs being passed around along with the pipe.Statistics show that about 9 out of 10 tobacco users start before they're 18 years old.Most adults who started smoking in their teens never expected to become addicted.Hookahs, staples of Middle Eastern café society, are water pipes used to smoke tobacco through a hose with a tapered mouthpiece.There's a myth going around that hookahs are safer because the smoke is cooled when it passes through the water.When your parents were young, people could buy cigarettes and smoke pretty much anywhere — even in hospitals! Today we're more aware about how bad smoking is for our health.