Facts about quitting smoking

Including health facts about quitting smoking

Facts about quitting smoking are perhaps one single reason why today people are quitting in their millions. Included in the decision making mix are health facts on quitting smoking.

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Quitting smoking facts

"Quitting smoking is easy. I've done it a thousand times."
-Mark Twain

  • Quitting smoking is hard work and not easy and often require multiple attempts due to relapses.
  • Nicotine addiction is responsible for the cravings that you continue having after quitting.
  • More people today are using herbal treatment to quit smoking.
  • All pharmaceutical drugs have side effects when used for quitting.
  • In the United States an estimated 47 million adults in 2007 were former smokers.
  • Behavioral quitting therapies, counseling, doctor's advise and treatment significantly boost quit smoking success.
  • Quit smoking products such as Chantix and nicotine gum and nicotine inhaler have been found to be effective in for treating quitting related tobacco dependency.

Health facts on quitting smoking

  • Quitting smoking lowers the risk of lung cancer and other types of cancer.
  • Risk of coronary heart disease is significantly reduced after 1 to 2 years of quitting smoking.
  • After quitting an increasing number of people use herbs to cleanse lungs.
  • Women who stop smoking during their reproductive years significantly eliminate the risk of infertility.
  • Women who quit smoking during pregnancy also reduce the risk of low birth weight, birth defects and miscarriage.
  • Most states in the United States offer free nicotine patches.
  • On quitting smoking your health starts to return to normal with 24 hours with the return of sense of taste and sense of smell./
  • It is medically endorsed that it's never too late to quit smoking.
  • When you quit smoking you save on a cost of up to $1600.00 per year in cigarettes and thousands of cigarettes will no longer enter your system.
  • The health cost of smoking on the UK economy runs into billions of dollars each year.
  • Quitting smoking reduces the resulting heart disease, lung cancer and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) via secondhand smoke.


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