Over 8 million people in the England still smoke. Smoking continues to be the major cause of premature death with around 80,000 smoking related deaths every year.
The cost of smoking to the NHS has been estimated at over £2.7 billion with secondhand smoking costing the NHS a further £217 million per year.
There are lots of reasons as to why people stop smoking;
Reduce the risks to your health
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 cancer, heart or lung disease.
Look better and feel more confident
Smoking can make you look 10-20 years older. It causes a sallow, wrinkled appearance, stained teeth and gums, and discoloured fingernails.
Better sense of taste and smell
Stopping smoking gives a boost to your sense of smell and taste.
At today’s prices, someone smoking 20 cigarettes a day will spend over £38,000 during the next 20 years. Imagine what you could do with all that extra cash!
When you stop smoking your energy levels quickly start to improve.
Do it for your family
By not smoking you will protect the health of those around you which will make a huge difference to you and your family. You will improve your fertility levels and your chance of a healthy pregnancy and baby. It’s one of the best things you can do for your loved ones.
There are so many reasons to quit smoking for good. Whatever your reasons, Never give up giving up…