Blood Pressure Awareness Week
Published at 07 September, 2020.
This week is know your numbers week, here at Yorkshire Smokefree we are onboard with testing our blood pressure and making sure we take the right steps to reach and maintain a healthy blood pressure.
Vascular Disease Awareness Month
Published at 01 September, 2020.
With the current global pandemic, vascular disease is something that everyone needs to be more aware of, mainly due to the fact that intravascular clotting, a disorder in which the proteins that control blood clotting become overactive, is a major complication of COVID-19 and presages a bad outcome.
Fire Risk To Emollient Cream Users
Published at 20 August, 2020.
Emollient skin products are widely prescribed and dispensed for various skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, bed sores and ulcers.
Coronavirus: One Million Smokers Quit
Published at 16 July, 2020.
This week it has been widely reported that one million smokers within the UK have been inspired to quit the habit for good since the start of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The highest number of quitters in the last ten years according to the charity ASH (Action on Smoking and Health).
The Links Between Smoking and Anxiety
Published at 10 July, 2020.
Smoking and anxiety are inextricably linked, with many smokers believing that cigarettes make them feel calm during high-stress moments. They are also commonly used as an addictive crutch to provide a quick fix for feelings of anxiety and panic.
COVID-19 drives ‘astonishing’ quit rate among young smokers
Published at 25 June, 2020.
Smokers under 30 are more than twice as likely to have stopped smoking because of COVID-19 than those over 50, new research published today shows.
Love Your Lungs Week
Published at 15 June, 2020.
Research strongly shows that amongst all social groups, smokers are the likeliest to get lung disease.
Diabetes Awareness Week
Published at 10 June, 2020.
Though diabetes can affect people from all walks of life and all ages, it is known that smokers are more at risk than most due to smoking consistently causing cases of Type 2 diabetes.