August 22, 2011
Humana advises these 5 ways to stop smoking:
We offer you informative wellness materials that can help you improve your overall health. In addition, we provide online tools and information.
To receive information via e-mail, start by registering for your personal, password-protected page on MyHumana. Then you can access resources like the Tobacco Cessation Condition Center.Registration for MyHumana is easy.
To register, you'll need to gather the following information:
Then go to Humana.com and:
That's it! Now your registered. All of Humana's wellness resources are yours.
We all know smoking kills. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says more than 443,000 people die each year from tobacco-related diseases. And, when it doesn't kill, tobacco use can cause devastating illness.
The fact that so many people know the realities of tobacco use yet continue to do it is a testament to how difficult it is to quit.
Prerequisites for quitting
Good Reasons for quitting
Make a list of people who can support you on your first day and each day going forward. Any friends who are ex-smokers will be able to offer helpful tips to get you through the first few weeks.
Humana can help you be successful at quitting
|Twenty minutes after quitting||Heart rate and blood pressure drop.|
|Two weeks to three months after quitting||Circulation improves and lung function increases.|
|One year after quitting||Excess risk of coronary heart disease is half that of a continuing smoker.|
|Ten years after quitting||Risk of dying from lung cancer is about half that of a person who still smokes.|
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