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Stop Smoking

What are the benefits of stopping smoking?

It is never too late to benefit from stopping smoking and we are here to help you do it.

Immediate benefits of stopping

  • Your breath, clothes and hair won't smell of stale tobacco
  • Your home will be smoke-free
  • Your sense of smell and taste will improve
  • You will save money
  • You are likely to feel good about yourself


Health benefits of stopping

  • Carbon monoxide will be removed from your body within 24 hours
  • Skin appearance will improve due to better oxygen supply in the blood
  • Coughs, wheezing and breathing problems will improve, with lung function increasing by up to 10% after 3-9 months
  • After one year, the risk of heart attack falls to around half that of a smoker
  • After 10 years, the risk of lung cancer falls to around half that of a smoker
  • After 15 years, the risk of heart attack falls to the same level as someone who has never smoked
  • If you have already had a heart attack, stopping smoking reduces your risk of a fatal heart attack by 25%
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