Facts About Smoking
An increasing number of clients can’t beat their addiction to smoking replacement products, and an alarming number are using nicotine replacement products and still smoking! If you have found that you are relying heavily on nicotine replacement products, and / or still smoking,
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What happens when you give up smoking:
20 minutes after quitting – The heart level and blood pressure drop back to normal levels
12 hours after quitting – The level of Carbon Monoxide in the blood returns to normal
2 weeks after quitting – Circulation and Lung Function improve
1 – 9 weeks after quitting – Coughing and Shortness of breath become less pronounced. The tiny hairs in the lungs (cilla) work normally again and clean the lungs to reduce the risk of infection
1 year after quitting – The risk of coronary heart disease is half that of a smoker.
5 years after quitting – the risk of contracting mouth, throat, esophagus and bladder cancer is half that of a smoker. The risk of cervical cancer and strokes fall too.
10 years after quitting – the risk of dying from lung cancer is half that of a smoker. The risk of pancreatic cancer and larynx cancer also decreases.
15 years after quitting – The risk of heart disease is the same as a person who has never smoked.