How to Quit Smoking

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How to Quit Smoking

Smoking is the number one preventable cause of deathEach cigarette can contain up to 4,000 chemicals, most of which are harmful to your bodySmoking nearly doubles your risk of heart attack by raising blood presure and heart rate.Makes it more difficult to breath by damaging air sacs

1. Evaluate your situation. It is good to know why you're stoping. This will push you to follow through with a plan, whether your reason is for you or for others.2. Decide how you want to quit. The best choice would be to quit cold turkey because it ends smoking earlier, but you can choose from other options including nicotine gum and nicoderm patches to help.3. Make sure to surround yourself with supportive people who you know you can rely on.

How to Quit Smoking

How to Quit

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Smoking raises your chances of getting multiple types of cancers including larynx cancer (5x), mouth cancer (4x), and esophageal cancer (3x).Smoking causes faster aging, causing wrinkles and yellowing of nails, teeth, and eyes.Smoking in pregnant women increases the chances of births defects.

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Why stop?

Don't Start

It is a good idea to stop smoking because not just will it benefit your health, but your wallet will thank you. (You could save up to $2000 per year)

You'd do better to just not start smoking in the first place. Among the health problems that come with smoking, there isn't beneficial long term effects. It's best to just not start.


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