Giving up the fags improves mood

Smoking cessation is not only good for the body it’s good for the mind with longitudinal studies showing reduced depression, anxiety and stress among those who have broken the habit.

While research consistently shows that smokers believe their addiction helps steady their mood, smoking is more likely to cause psychological disturbances in the first place, according to UK researchers.

Their systematic review and meta-analysis of 26 studies shows that the positive effects of smoking cessation