Why Quit

Over 8,000,000 people in England smoke. Smoking continues to be the major preventable cause of premature death and major disease, responsible for 80,000 deaths and costing the NHS an estimated £2.7 billion each year (taken from Public Health England Marketing Strategy 2014 to 2017)

Benefits of quitting

  • Your body will begin to repair itself as soon as you stop smoking – and you’ll go on feeling the health benefits for the rest of your life.
  • You will reduce your risk of developing illness, disability or death caused by cancer, heart or lung disease.
  • You will reduce your risk of gangrene or amputation caused by circulatory problems.
  • You will protect the health of those around you by not exposing them to secondhand smoke
  • You will reduce the chances of your children suffering from bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma attacks, meningitis and ear infections.
  • You will improve your fertility levels and your chance of a healthy pregnancy and baby.
  • You will improve your breathing and general fitness.
  • You will enjoy the taste of food more.

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