November is the month without tobacco. The smoker who stopped a month is five times more likely to leave the job. In Chateaurou, smokers were also supported on Wednesday, November 7th. They were able to walk four kilometers across Lake Belle-Isle and get to know health workers throughout the course.
There was the first place where the profile of each smoker was determined by the staff of the Chateaurouk Hospital Center. Strikes the device that calculates carbon monoxide rate. He answers test for determining dependency with issues such as: "How long after you wake up, do you smoke your first cigarette?".
Agnes, Castelroussine, who smoked for almost 25 years, did this test. Result: medium dependency. "I'm not ready to stop yet, but I'd like to smoke less. Sometimes I get there. My package can make me three to five days"she says.
Some substitutions now compensate for health insurance
Dr. Boutaleb advises nicotine substitutes like gum or patches. She also gives advice to Agnes, as well as other smokers, to avoid frustration. "You can buy a house at home, something translucent. Every day we put five euros, five euros of cigarettes. At the end of the week, we will return that money and we will have fun"says Dr. Boutaleb.
Then there is pregnancy and tobacco where the midwife explains, Carine Freirard Replacements are also possible for pregnant womenShe warns against passive smoking of these women. "I do not recommend an electronic cigarette for pregnant women, because at the moment we do not know exactly what is in it"warns the midwife.
On the rest of the course smokers can also learn about the topics "How to resist my desire for tobacco?","Food and tobacco"or to teach Pilates.