Causes of Smoking
Learn about the leading causes of smoking
People begin smoking for a variety of reasons.
In many cases, a person may start smoking socially or as a one-time occurrence, but due to the highly addictive nature of nicotine, they find it difficult to limit their use.
When the frequency of smoking increases, the body craves nicotine more regularly, often resulting in a steady rise in the number of cigarettes smoked daily.
Learn more about the leading causes of smoking and the effective treatments available for a healthier future.
What causes smoking?
Although there is no one specific cause for smoking, some of the most common reasons why someone smokes include:
- Peer pressure
- Genetic predisposition
- Stress or anxiety
- Social surroundings
- Parental influence
- Media influence
- Risk-taking behaviour
It’s time to look after your health
Regardless of what caused a person to begin smoking, several effective treatments are available to aid in quitting smoking.
At hub.health, we have a team who are dedicated to helping people quit smoking. Start a conversation with our team today and take the first step toward a healthier you.
How does smoking treatment work with hub.health?
hub.health uses a secure digital health platform to provide convenient access to smoking treatment from an Australian based team of medical specialists.
After completing the online questionnaire, a member of our medical team will determine if you’re a candidate for nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). If you’re eligible, we’ll organise fast delivery to your door. If your assigned practitioner identifies a potential risk in issuing NRT treatment, they’ll likely refer you to an in-person GP for further review.
Understanding nicotine dependence and the leading causes of smoking.
Read more about nicotine cravings and causes behind addiction.
Learn more about smoking-related health conditions and nicotine withdrawal.
Symptoms may be early warning signs for more severe health conditions.
Discover effective treatments, tailored to your needs and delivered to you.
Learn more about NRT, pharmacotherapy and combination therapy.
Quit rates approximately double among people prescribed NRT.
Our medical team prescribes clinically proven treatments.
Smoking treatments prescribed by an Australian based medical team.
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