Health Matters

7 Things You Can Do to Quit Smoking

Posted by Dr. Lynne Skaryak on Apr 23, 2018 7:30:00 AM

Getting healthy is not just about losing weight or getting fit. Quitting smoking and getting your lung health in check are other resolutions that can better your health. It may seem like another improbable goal, but you can do it! Follow these suggestions to achieve your health goals:

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Topics: Lung Health, Smoking




Lung Cancer Screenings Using Low Dose CT Scans

Posted by Vicky West, R.N., B.S.N. on Feb 12, 2018 3:49:45 PM

Prevention is the best cure

If you smoke, you need to quit.Programs_DiagnosticImaging-1.jpg

We have a smoking cessation program here at Chesapeake Regional. You can meet with a therapist one on one and she can tailor the program just for you. All you have to do is call (757) 312-5256.

Alternatively, you can call 1 (800) Quit-Now where counselors can provide you with important information, advice and support.

We also have smokefree.gov. They have many tools and tips to help you.

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Topics: Lung Health




8 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Quit Smoking

Posted by Dr. Susan Ziglar on Oct 8, 2017 10:00:00 PM

Thanks to various anti-smoking campaigns over the years, we are all aware of the impact that quitting can have on cancer and heart disease reduction. However, you may not be aware that your risks for these diseases can lessen quite quickly. It often comes as a surprise to our patients that quitting, even after many years of smoking, can make a huge impact.

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Topics: Cardiology, Family Health 101, Lifestyle & Wellness, Lung Health, Smoking




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