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Quitters Happier And Less Anxious

Many smokers who are struggling to quit believe that smoking lifts their mood and helps them to cope with stress. However, quitting is linked to improvements in mental wellbeing including decreases in anxiety and depression that can be equivalent to taking anti-depressants.

‘Smoking eases my anxiety’ myth stubbed out

The positive physical effects of quitting smoking are well known, particularly in relation to cancer and cardiovascular disease. However, less well known are the positive effects of quitting on smokers’ mental health.

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