Stopping smoking is one of the best things you'll ever do for your health.
Quit for your body...
... one in two smokers will die of a smoking related disease.
Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body. It causes cancer, breathing, heart and circulation problems.
Smoking reduces fertility and increases your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, eye disease and dementia.
Quit for your mind...
People with mental health problems are much more likely to smoke than the general population, smoke more heavily and die on average 10 to 20 years earlier than those who don't experience mental health problems . If they use antipsychotic medicines and antidepressants, they may need higher doses of some because smoking interferes with the way these medicines work.
Most smokers believe that smoking helps them relax but smoking actually increases anxiety and tension. Also a smoker is more lilely to develop depression over time, than a non-smoker.