Do you want to stop smoking?
There are some very good reasons why people may want to give up smoking. Not only is it extremely beneficial to your health, it will make you look better, feel better and save money too.
- Wrinkles around smoker's eyes are often a result of narrowing them against the smoke
- The build up of toxins can lead to cellulite
- The decrease in blood oxygen levels results in dry and dull skin
- Children of smokers are themselves more likely to smoke
The contact information below will put you in touch with experts who have helped thousands of people to give up smoking. They will be willing to give you practical advice and support.
If you would like to receive practical advice and support to help you give up smoking, here are a few useful contacts:
Tel: 01522 550681
Tel: 0800 00 22 00
The benefits of quitting
|After 20 minutes||Blood pressure and pulse return to normal|
|After 8 hours||The amount of nicotine and carbon monoxide in the blood is halved, and the amount of oxygen is back to normal|
|After 24 hours||Carbon monoxide is completely eliminated from the body, lungs begin to eliminate the mucus and other debris from smoking|
|After 48 hours||Body is free of nicotine; resulting in an improved sense of smell and taste|
|After 72 hours||Breathing improves and the small tubes in the lungs relax, helping to boost energy levels|
|After 2-12 weeks||Circulation improves|
|After 3-9 months||Lung function increases, resulting in fewer cough and breathing problems|
|After 1 year||Risk of having a heart attack is halved|
|After 10 years||Risk of developing lung cancer is halved|
|After 15 years||Risk of having a heart attack is the same as someone who has never smoked|
Source: Royal College of Physicians of London Tobacco Advisory Group
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