Nicotine patches in smoking cessation: a randomized trial among over-the-counter customers in Denmark.

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which was fixed to be a treatment period, and 26 weeks after inclusion. There was a significant increase in smoking cessation rates after 8 weeks of follow-up but only among smokers who started on 21-mg/day patches. There was a marked placebo effect at each time of contact duringrepparttar trial, especially in those smoking fewer than 20 cigarettes per day. Althoughrepparttar 147600 noncompliance rate was high overall due to discontinuation inrepparttar 147601 use of patches by relapsed smokers, noncompliance among successful quitters was low. More side effects were seen inrepparttar 147602 nicotine group than inrepparttar 147603 placebo group, but none ofrepparttar 147604 reported side effects were serious. It appears that regular healthy smokers who were customers of nonprescribed nicotine patches and who received 21-mg/day nicotine patches benefited fromrepparttar 147605 active treatment (44.1% stopped smoking after 4 weeks), but almost as many stopped smoking inrepparttar 147606 placebo group (37.3% after 4 weeks). No significant differences in smoking cessation rates were seen among smokers who started withrepparttar 147607 low-dose nicotine or placebo patches.

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Factors to Consider When Choosing Your Next Pillow

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3. Sizing

The proper size of pillow can satisfy your body needs as well as decoraterepparttar overall look of your bed. These arerepparttar 147558 verities of sizes you can find on today’s market:

Standard size: measures 20 x 26 inches, it is used with a standard size pillowcase. Your can use one pillow on a twin bed, two on a full or queen bed, two or three on a king size bed.

Queen size: measures 20 x 30 inches, it is used with a standard size pillowcase. Can be usedrepparttar 147559 same combination on a bed as standard size pillow above.

King size: measures 20 x 36 inches, it is used with king size pillowcase. King size pillow providesrepparttar 147560 best looking and harmony when used acrossrepparttar 147561 top in a king size bed.

Euro size: measures 26 x 26 inches. They are large square-sized pillows, ideal to support your back and relieve stress onrepparttar 147562 neck when you are sitting or half-laying reading on bed. They can also be used as decorative items when covered with a decorative pillow sham.

Travel size: measures 12 x 16 inches. It is forrepparttar 147563 convenience of carrying around to travel with. Take a travel size pillow whenever you need some added comfort and support onrepparttar 147564 road.

4. Firmness of your mattress

The firmness of you mattress influences how you pillow will perform. If your have a firm mattress, generally you will need a thicker pillow. If you have a soft mattress, you may choose a thinner pillow.

5. Warranty: a good manufactory normally backs up their products with a longer warranty,repparttar 147565 warranty period should be clearly labeled onrepparttar 147566 product.

When talking about choosing a perfect pillow, everyone is different and will have different opinion. The important thing to keep in mind is to chooserepparttar 147567 one that you feel comfortable with and supportrepparttar 147568 positions you sleep in most ofrepparttar 147569 night.

Visit - well-researched pillow products that answer your needs, a great place to find your next pillow that will give you a good night sleep.

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