It’s no secret that smoking is bad for your health and the health of those around you. And it’s likely that you can recite many of the consequences of smoking and the benefits of stopping. So why are you still smoking? We know as well as you do … it’s not easy to quit.
Using tobacco products is the most common, preventable cause of death. Of the people that smoke, approximately half will die of smoking-related problems. There are countless benefits if you stop smoking such as improved circulation, reduced blood pressure, better sense of taste and smell, and it will be easier to breathe. In addition, your risk of getting cancer decreases with each year you stay smoke-free.
Quitting may not be easy but you can be successful with the right help. Your health care provider can help you find the best way for you to stop.
Make an appointment to see your doctor and read more on how to end your smoking addiction here.
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