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Long term conditions and smoking

Long term conditions and smoking When you have a long term condition and smoke, your organs have to work extra hard to make sure that clean blood and oxygen is pumped around your body. Smoking puts you under significant risk of developing heart disease and other life-threatening illnesses. Smoking can damage every part of your body and

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Pregnancy and smoking

Pregnancy and smoking If you smoke while pregnant your baby is more likely to be too small or too sick to go home straight after birth. Stopping smoking is the best thing you can do to protect your baby’s health during pregnancy and beyond. If your partner, friends or family smoke around you, you will be exposed

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Specialist Stop Smoking Service

Specialist Stop Smoking Service Barking and Dagenham’s Specialist Stop Smoking Service provides a specialist support service to high risk residents including: people living with a mental health condition; pregnant women; patients identified with a long term medical condition; young people aged under 18; or routine and manual workers.   You are four times more likely to quit smoking

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Healthy Lifestyle Partners

Healthy Lifestyle Partners actively engage with their communities to support and motivate Barking and Dagenham residents to enjoy healthier lives by raising awareness of health and healthy choices. What does a Healthy Lifestyle Partner do? Disseminate key Public Health messages Help to remove barriers and create supportive networks and environments Provide support, advice and coaching Act as

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