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What do we know about smoking?

Smoking has been linked to countless conditions from depression, infertility and asthma, to the more serious conditions such as lung cancer, emphysema and heart disease. It’s really not surprising that this is the case when you consider how many harmful substances there are in a cigarette. They have thousands of different chemicals, some of which are carcinogenic (cancer causing), and examples of others being acetone (used as nail polish remover), lead and cadmium (a highly toxic metal.)

The truth of the matter is, we all know how bad smoking is for our health, and a majority of smokers will say that they want to quit, but giving up can be hard – especially without the right help and support. That’s where our friendly and professional staff come in!

How can Wicker Pharmacy help?

Our Wicker Pharmacy staff can advise you on the best way to kick your smoking habit. By coming in to our store our trained member of staff will provide you with a free consultation, asking you questions such as how many cigarettes you smoke in a day and what triggers the need for a cigarette etc. By determining your ‘level of nicotine addiction’ our staff will then be able to offer their advice on what they think would work best for you. If you live in certain Sheffield areas you may qualify for the NHS vouchers. Our staff will be able to let you know if you could use the NHS scheme.

Our staff may even offer advice in other forms, for example, letting you know about any local support groups, advising you to take up a hobby, or even suggesting a routine to start you off.

Contact us now for more information and we will help you quit for good!